Hygiene workshop in primary school, Marapadol village, Rajaborari, MadhyaPradesh

It is important to maintain personal hygiene to protect oneself from diseases and remain healthy. Awareness campaign on personal hygiene was conducted in primary school of  Marapadol village, Rajaborari, Madhya Pradesh. A total of 40 students from class 1 to class 5 participated in the workshop.

  • Samples from hands, mouth, feet, unwashed clothes, hair, nails and drinking water were collected.
  • A survey was carried with the objective of understanding the prevailing personal hygienic practices in tribal areas.
  • Individuals were exposed to the usage of foldscope for observing microbes, bacteria and fungus which were mounted on slides acquired from hands, mouth, water, feet, clothes of individual and soil .
  • Cleanliness was emphasised  through various videos which were shown in order to generate awareness on the personal hygiene for children and women.
  • An exposure of foldscope gave them a clarity and exploratory insight into the issue.

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