SPLASH - Menstrual Hygiene Management Day 2015

A video to commemorate Menstrual Hygiene Day 2015 and to share SPLASH's menstrual hygiene management efforts for schools in Zambia.

Promoting Improved Sanitation and Hygiene: A Poster

Through USAID’s WASHplus Project, FHI 360 is promoting improved water, sanitation and hygiene practices by encouraging communities to adopt small doable actions.

Kenya National Sanitation Conference in Pictures: April 1-3, 2014

Kenya’s Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia visited the FHI 360-led USAID-WASHplus program stand at first national Sanitation Conference at KICC on April 1, 2014. The cabinet Secretary was briefed by WASHplus Project Manager Evelyn Makena on activities by the national mechanism to optimize Kenya’s capacity to implement water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions for disease prevention. Participants are from donors, national government and all 47 counties.

Kenya Fact Sheets

Fact sheets on WASHplus Programs in Kenya, Community-led Totaly Sanitation, Equity and Inclusion in Sanitation and Hygiene, Working with Schools, Building National Capacity to Support Inclusive Sanitation, and Resources to Support WASH-HIV Integration.

Integration Inspires Sustained Behavior Change and Innovation in Kenya

This is a poster that was prepared for the 2013 Water and Health Conference, UNC Water Institute. As a national program, WASHplus developed a WASH-HIV integration kit in English and Swahili that includes a training manual, job aids, and teaching methodology to engage district public health officers and partner NGO institutions working with community health workers and communities to negotiate improved WASH practices with households.

WASHplus Kenya Program: Project Brief

The WASHplus project in Kenya supports the Ministry of Health and its partners to integrate improved water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) practices into HIV policies and activities. The project works closely with communities, encouraging households to identify small doable actions they can take to improve health and prevent diarrhea.

WASHplus in Kenya Baseline Findings

This report presents the findings of a baseline survey that WASHplus conducted in 2013 in households with targeted vulnerable populations in three strata: peri-urban, rural, and semi-nomadic. A total of 3,211 households meeting specific eligibility criteria were visited in Kenya.

WASH Training Spurs Innovative Local Solution

James Yatich, a public health officer in Kenya’s Central Province, has been supporting frontline community health workers involved in home-based care for people living with HIV. James realized that bedridden clients who could not use the toilet on their own posed a major challenge. “When I told them that they had to use the toilet to prevent diarrhea, they asked me how?”

Community Volunteers Improve Hygiene for People Living with HIV

USAID’s WASHplus project is working with the Ministry of Health and community groups to promote healthy WASH practices alongside existing interventions for people with HIV and their households across Kenya. The project is building the capacity of Kenya’s public health system in WASH-HIV integration at all levels by training health workers in an approach that encourages small doable actions, which are feasible steps that move people towards an ideal behavior.

A String, a Jug, and a Bucket

In Kenya WASHplus and the Ministry of Health (MOH) are training community health workers and recruiting natural leaders to advance sanitation among vulnerable households. Using a small doable action approach, trainees work with households to make simple improvements to ensure all family members can access a latrine and a hand washing station.


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