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The Arts for Advocacy activities in the WASH in Schools program in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, has empowered students and given them confidence to advocate for improved water, sanitation and hygiene at school. The student WASH Clubs have used global days of celebration...

Joyful F riends Club  is a student-led club that operates in a school in West New Britain, Papua New Guinea. Almost 1000 children attend this school. Students from every year level are selected to participate in Joyful Friends Club. The club has taken responsibility of...

One of the first things that student-led WASH Clubs chose to address through advocacy is improved school toilets. Most schools in Papua New Guinea have inadequate number of toilets for students, with a student to toilet ratio around 1 toilet to every 100 students.  Live...

An important part of launching the Arts for Advocacy guides has been to get the support of teachers and administration in partner schools. Live & Learn facilitated in-service programs with teachers from all the schools in the pilot project in Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and...

During the in-service program to launch the Arts for Advocacy guides in Vanuatu student WASH Clubs from five schools decided to host a joint Hygiene Carnival Parade to promote Global Hand-washing Day and World Toilet Day.WASH Clubs and hygiene teachers from each school chose a...