Dorcas is looking forward to learn to make soap
Author Anita Lintula & Peter Manyolo
My family uses an ordinary pit latrine. The walls of the latrine are made of iron sheets. We also have a leaky tin for hand-washing placed adjacent to the latrine. There is a bottle of liquid soap at the hand washing station.
Are there any challenges related to hygiene in your daily life?
Yes, the mode of handwashing facility we have (a leaky tin) is not very effective as it involves handling of the facility during hand washing thus posing a risk of cross-contamination. In addition, we purchase handwashing soap from local vendors. The cost and the availability is a challenge at times.
What are your expectations regarding the training of Wash and Grow! on hygiene and soap making?
I am looking forward to being trained on soap making. This will enable me to make soap for my family and will save me some money. I will also be able to sell some of this soap to other households in the village.