World Vision completes hygiene distribution on Makira

World Vision Solomon Islands COVID 19 Project has completed its distribution of hygiene kits to Schools, communities, churches and buses on Makira Ulawa Province.

The project is funded by USAID through the Bureau of Humanitarian Affairs (BHA) to ensure communities, churches and schools are better prepared for COVID 19 outbreaks.  

Project’s Community Development Facilitator for Makira Elnata Taisia Sogote’e said the project team in the province has done distribution of hygiene kits which included soaps, hand sanitizers, mask and hand gloves. COVID 19 Information, Education, Communication Materials (IEC) were also distributed together with the kits.

Mrs Sogote’e said ten churches, eight schools, three communities in Ward 8,9,10 and 11 and three buses in Kirakira benefited from the distribution.

“We are done with the distribution of the hygiene kits especially to Catholic Church Kirakira, SDA church in Kirakira, Anglican Church in Kirakira, SSE Church in Kirakira,, Baunusughu SSEC church, United Church, Kirakira, Manita Anglican Church, Kaokaorangana Anglican Church, Waita Anglican Church and Maniora SDA church,”

Water tank at the Baunasugu SSEC Church. 

“The schools were Manama Primary School, Hamariko Primary School, Waimapuru Primary School, Kaunusughu Primary School, Pamua Primary School, FM.Campbell CHS, Arohane Primary School and Waita Primary School while the communities were Tawani, Togori and Wango,” She outlined.

She further said, the installation of WASH facilities like Tippy Taps and Water tanks to Churches and schools has also started.

“On the other part of the Project which is WASH, our contractors have done installment on tippy taps and tanks to other Churches and schools and work is progressing on others where we hope soon we will be able to complete them,” she said.

This project is also implemented in Temotu, Honiara, Guadalcanal and Malaita Province.


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