UNICEF and DFID is to inject about Three Billion Naira to promote hygiene and Sanitation in Zamfara state.
The projects which is under the Zamfara state Rural water and sanitation agency would cover six Local government areas as well as One Hundred and Thirty schools.
The UNICEF and DFID officially handed over materials procured by the for onward distribution to select schools in Zamfara state at a ceremony of hygiene and sanitation
The materials will be used to promote hand washing practices, hygiene and sanitation in some primary and integrated Qur’anic schools across the state.
UNICEF and DFID has provided a number of hand pump machines and motorized bore holes to more than one hundred communities in the state.
On their part, the Zamfara state government says it would continue to provide the needed infrastructure in the rural communities of the state.
The materials handed over to the Zamfara state government include Class room dust bins, Soaps, Buckets, and containers for storage of water.
The project is expected to inculcate hygiene and sanitation in schools