Save lives with small steps

Cleanliness is next to godliness. It is a tried and tested method that has proven to save lives. Water sanitation and hygiene keep you healthy in more ways than one. They help you live a clean and vigorous lifestyle by ensuring that your environment is germ-free.  

Why sanitation?  

Good living is possible only with a clean environment. Everyone is directly impacted by the result of the atmosphere. From the air that we breathe to the plants that grow in the soil, everything is intertwined into one giant network. Like domino’s effect, when one takes a hit, nothing is spared.  

Clean potable drinking water along with adequate nutrients form part of a healthy input. Disposal of human wastes contributes to clean sanitary methods. Better hygiene practices reduce spreading of diseases through media like water and air. An unsanitary environment is one of the most common causes of deaths. According to statistics, eighty percent of all diseases and illnesses are caused by the unhygienic environment. The survival and development of the society are related to how clean the environment is.  

Better sanitation practices mean the eradication of diseases such as diarrhea and cholera. Reduced diseases mean improvement in the nutritional and health status of the individual. The subsequent advantage is a higher social and economic status of the people. This is because the funds that are used to spend on medicine and other drugs can be used for education and standard of living of the people.  

There should be sufficient water both for consumption as well as sanitation. Sanitation is not just related to latrines but any kind of wastage disposal. It includes food hygiene, personal hygiene, and disposal of waste water and garbage. A clean village environment is the sign of good health and sanitation. A healthy village is a happy village.  

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