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WASH in Schools: Steps to Better Health

Steps for Better Health: Primary School Curriculum provides Lifewater national staff, and primary school teachers with interactive and age appropriate WASH education that is designed to encourage children to become agents of change in their community.

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mWASH

mWASH, Lifewater’s missional Water, Sanitation and Hygiene curriculum (mWASH), equips community-level practitioners with the skills, knowledge, and base of understanding needed to walk alongside villages in overcoming water poverty.

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Lifewater Legacy Curriculum: Well Drilling

Well Drilling uses a participatory methodology to teach about drilling shallow wells and equipping them with hand pumps, especially in the context of rural developing communities. It is ideal for people who will be using small mud rotary rigs such as the LS200.

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Lifewater Legacy Curriculum: Latrine Design and Construction

Latrine Design and Construction looks at the basic principles for designing culturally-appropriate latrines in rural communities. The training covers different types of latrines such as simple pit latrines to arbor loos, and how to design for people with special needs. Other aspects of latrine design this manual teaches include siting guidelines given different soil types and terrain, and construction of the pit, different types of slabs, and the superstructure.

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Lifewater Legacy Curriculum: Hand Pump Repair

Like any other mechanical device, hand pump wear out and break. This manual has been written introduce pump technicians to the technical skills, knowledge, and attitudes considered necessary for a successful pump repair program. The focus is on technical aspects of repairing broken pumps rather than overarching issues of supply chain, policy environment, or business interactions.

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Lifewater Legacy Curriculum: Rural Hygiene

These hygiene manuals are aimed at household- and community-level rural hygiene trainers. Each volume focuses on one aspect of health improvement through either water, sanitation, or hygiene, teaching critical behaviors and practices homes in rural communities can learn to prevent the spread of water-related diseases.

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Lifewater Legacy Curriculum: WASH in Schools

10 Building Blocks for Better Health: WASH in Schools Curriculum provides WASH practitioners and primary school teachers with interactive and age appropriate WASH education that is designed to encourage children to become agents of change in their community.

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