You do everything you can to protect your child
You teach them little healthy habits
But every minute around the world, a parent loses a child to a preventable disease such as diarrhoea.
The Simple Solution: Hand Washing with Soap
Even though hand washing is part of our daily routine, we quite often don't get it right. Did you know that the CDC (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention) recommends that one should spend at least 20 seconds scrubbing his or her hands with soap?
As part of the Global Hand Washing Day campaign, we are on a mission to spread awareness about the importance of hand washing with soap, and drive habit change especially among young children.
“The number of deaths of children each year from infectious diseases, such as diarrhoea, are still considerable and represent a significant global crisis. However, the good news is that diarrhoea is preventable, and good hand hygiene practices are one of the simplest measures we can all take to help protect ourselves and our families. Simply hand washing with an effective soap at key times, such as after going to the toilet, and before eating, can go a long way in breaking the chain of infection and preventing these unnecessary deaths.”
Professor John Oxford, Chairman of the Global Hygiene Council
Participate to Give Life A Hand
This Global Hand washing Day, a letter will have the power to save a life.
A letter for life that brings soap in the hands of a child and breaks the chain of infection.
Through a fun and simple-to-do home activity, your kids can send soap in the form of a letter to countless children helping them live healthier lives.
Let’s inspire our children to share the protection of soap with those who don’t have access to any.
More than a million children need soap. Every letter sent will make a difference.
Click here to see how you can make a letter yourself.
Click here to see the list of schools where you can send a Letter for Life.