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Global Hand Washing Day observed in Hojai

Global Hand Washing Day, observed by Small Steps (NGO) and Sos's Children's Village today, at Hojai.

Small Steps organised this at Munda Basti, Sankardev Nagar,Hojai among the children's, mother's and young  players of uday sangha of that village.

And, Sos's children's Village organised this at their village campus among the children's and thier Co-ordinators.

At Munda Basti the programme was intiated by the founder of the organisation Dr. Prodip Kumar Sahoo.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Sahoo said,  Global Handwashing Day seeks to raise awarness about the importance of handwashing, and encourage action to promote and sustain handwashing habits. He said, handwashing with soap is essential, because it minimises diseases.

Through demonstration, the process of handwashing was shown to everyone present at Munda basti. 

Also, at Sos's Children's village the Co-ordinators demonstrated, the children's the best way to wash hands and its benefits. 


The Director of the Sos's Children's village Paresh Badyakar said that, parents should teach their children the habits of handwashing  and its advantages, early in childhood. So that this good habit remains with them life long.

At Munda basti as well as Sos's Children's Village, all the participants committed to keep their hands clean as well as conveyed the message of handwashing and its benefits holding placards to the rest of the villager's for healthy society.
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Journalist Based in Hojai Town.

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