Introducing Tippy tap Kenya (handwashing at schools)

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Introducing Tippy tap Kenya (handwashing at schools)

Hand wash in schools sustainability has been a challenge for it means hand wash facilities must be enough, functional, Include soap, water and be used habitually.
Tippy tap Kenya as an organization we have been working on a solution to barriers of handwashing behaviour at school level for over two years now that has led us to come up with an invention that has not only proved to be fun when used by pupils but also Curb the barriers observed in WASH
I pleased to introduce you to the tippy tap wash house that is operated hands free by foot to dispense water and liquid soap used in washing hands. The used water goes through a filtration chamber then channeled to A reservoir where its re used in other cleaning chores like mopping classes, cleaning and flushing toilets hence cut on water costs and wastage by up to 90%.
The station holds multiple dispensers customed to school population with full metallic features guarantees years of durability with minimal maintenance.
We highly recommend this facility to be adopted in school setting.



www.tippytap-kenya.org/

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Kennedy

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Re: Introducing Tippy tap Kenya (handwashing at schools)

Dear Kennedy,

I've looked around your website a bit. The work you are doing is so important!
I found out that:

Tippy tap-Kenya is a community based non-profit organization dedicated to promote best hygiene practices and access to hand-washing stations with soap & water by installing tippy tap ,plus supply soaps and initiate programs with health coordinators and committees comprising of teachers, students, parents and the community at large.

( www.tippytap-kenya.org/about.php )

What I couldn't figure out is what this green structure is that you seem to have built over the tippy tap stands. Is that to reduce vandalism?
Have you had issues with vandalism or negligence of your facilities?

We've had a discussion about tippy taps at school here:
forum.susana.org/160-handwashing-activit...acilities-at-schools

A few people said they are too flimsy and break too easily. The group handwashing stations by "Fit for School" might be better, see here:
forum.susana.org/160-handwashing-activit...p-handwashing-device

What do you think of that device?
And how is your work funded?

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Elisabeth

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