Global Handwashing Day (GHD) is celebrated annually on October 15 and was created by the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing to foster and support a global culture of handwashing with soap, shine a spotlight on the state of handwashing in every country and raise awareness about the benefits of handwashing with soap. Refer to this Toolkit and the GHD Public-Private Partnership website http://www.globalhandwashingday.org/ for all the information you need to plan for this day including; an excellent Planners Guide (in English & Spanish), and a place where you can share your plans.

This resource was developed to support Peace Corps Volunteers who are working with schools to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) facilities and programming. It is intended to provide guidance, resources, and ideas to support comprehensive WASH programming that is focused on behavior change and sustainability.

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