Hygiene Kits

Publication date

01 Jan 2008


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An Oxfam ‘hygiene kit’ is designed to promote hygiene within the family, and may also include certain items considered to restore dignity such as shampoo for women. A hygiene kit should enable storage of safe drinking water at household level, good practice around drinking water use all family members able to practice handwashing at key times, the washing of self and clothing, management of babies and young children’s faeces dedicated water containers for anal cleansing (if used) management of menstruation practice of reasonable food hygiene