Development cooperation , 20.03.2013

VN/Scaling up hand washing with soap in ethnic minorities in Lao Cai

Description

The aim of the project is to promote behavioural change in hygienic customs through teaching about handwashing with soap in Northern Vietnam in Lao Cai province.The primary target group are the ethnic minorities in the rural highlands and towards the end of the project also all of the population of in Lao Cai. The promotional work will utilise culturally sensitive approaches as well as participatory methods. The local partner is NIHE who collaborates with local health clinics and health authority.

Admittance

  • 2012: 29 170 €
  • 2013: 101 650 €
  • 2014: 49 150 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Gender equality

Field of activity

  • Infectious disease control 25%
  • Medical research 25%
  • Education and training in water supply and sanitation 50%

Funding channel

WaterFinns ry

Contact

keo-30

Code for the object of funding

76908901

ID

UHA2011-007974

Modified

20.03.2013