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- Key objectives include:
- Understand why increasing the prevalence of handwashing with soap is important
- Learn how WSP approached the opportunity to learn how to scale up handwashing with soap behavior change in four countries
- Explain the steps needed to design and implement handwashing programs at scale;
- Provide practical guidance on implementation;
- Share concrete examples and lessons learned based on WSP’s experiences to date;
- Highlight key challenges and recommend solutions; and
- Describe promising practices in handwashing with soap programs.
Program managers who are responsible for managing and implementing programs within international organizations, bilateral and multilateral donors, and/or nongovernmental agencies (NGOs), which could have a handwashing program component. The guide should help them understand the key components of a handwashing with soap program.
Development partners who can use this guide to help build the capacity of their government counterparts in handwashing with soap programs and help them adapt the approaches to their national context.
WSP is a multi-donor partnership created in 1978 and administered by the World Bank to support poor people in obtaining affordable, safe, and sustainable access to water and sanitation services. WSP’s donors include Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, and the World Bank. For more information, please see www.wsp.org or contact us.