PROGRAMME CONDUCTED ON HYGIENE AWARENESS IN BIRLA, VASCO 08 JULY 2017
THEME FOR THE PROGRAMME: SWACHA BHARAT SWACHA GOEM SWACHA BIRLA
PURPOSE: TO SENSITIZE THE CHILDREN ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF SEGREGATING THE GARBAGE; AND HYGIENE – MESAURES TO PREVENT INFECTIONS AND PROMOTE BETTER HEALTH.
The programme commenced at 3.30 pm. Our guests for the day were Fr. Laurence, Bro. Jeevan and Mr. Suresh (social worker)
A session conducted by Mr. Praveen Donur on Garbage segregation. He mentioned various ideas as to how we can segregate our waste and stressed that each individual has a duty to keep the surrounding clean, to avoid health issues. A video was shown to the children. Some exciting games were conducted, which the children enjoyed.
The second session, on Hygiene was conducted by Miss Elisha Fernandes. She emphasized the importance of washing your hands after doing certain tasks, like using the toilet, before and after eating, after cleaning the house etc. The children were also reminded that if the hands are not washed properly, there is a possibility of germs entering our body, due to which we can fall ill. She used visuals to get the message across.
After a brief speech by Fr. Laurence and the vote of thanks, refreshments were served to the children and as a token a cake of soap was given to each child.