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Sanitation Measures in Machinga donates six dust bins

Written by  Mayamiko Majawa
Khozi and Dr Kapachika (r) witnessing the handover ceremony of the dust bins - Pic Mayamika Majawa Khozi and Dr Kapachika (r) witnessing the handover ceremony of the dust bins - Pic Mayamika Majawa

Machinga, October 5, 2017: A group called Sanitation Measures in Machinga has donated six dust bins to Machinga District Council to improve sanitation in schools. 

Sanitation Measures in Machinga Executive Director, Ben Masiku said his organisation was established in 2010 to improve sanitation in schools, hospitals and in areas around Liwonde Township.

He added the organisation’s goal was to ensure that people were living in hygienic environment and that they had disposal facilities such as bins.

The organisation is currently working in the areas of Traditional Authorities Nkula and Sitola and targeting various schools.

Machinga District Education Manager, Sarah Khozi commended the group for the donation saying this would improve sanitation in schools.

She added that her office encouraged sanitation in schools such that the donation would compliment to schools initiatives on sanitation.

Machinga District Health Officer, Dr Arnold Kapachika said the donation wiould contribute to Machinga district hospital’s drive to infection preventions in the district.

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