Integrity in School WASH

DORP initiated a pilot project to giving priority on inadequate water and sanitation facilities in the school, lack adequate water and sanitation services, lake of transparency, accountability and active participation in schools by the relevant service providers and actors. Integrity in school WASH: A Reality check Assessment, Bangladesh with the financial support from Water Integrity Network (WIN) from November 2017 and will continue December 2018. This project is being implementing in two upazilas, Bhola sadar under Bhola district and Ramgati under Laxmipur district based on hard to reach areas. Initially, the project selected 60 Schools and Madrasha for primary mapping. The intervention strategy and implantation process followed on Transparency Accountability and Participation (TAP) parameters to identify integrated approach in education, water, sanitation and hygiene, gender issues and budget. For improving WASH facilities for the students to create an enabling environment, budget tracking modalities among various stakeholders (Local Government Institutions-LGI i.e upazila parishad, union parishad, school management committee, education engineering department and local civil society). The project giving attention on improving and ensuring WASH facilities, increases girls participation and establish positive hygiene behaviors. Project also work on the circular issued by the Ministry of Education on June 2015 to the all secondary schools and madrasha which instructed 11 actions to follow in elation to WASH and Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) improvement in schools in all over the country.