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Cutting one’s hair means….

100107_dsc07753 With the support from Japan Platform and all supporters, JEN has been assisting the hygiene education to school children in Southern Sudan.  Here is a story about a child who has received the hygiene education.

“I did not understand why my parents were eager to cut my hair” told Robani Dada, a 14-year-old boy. “I misunderstood that my parents try to do something with bad intentions, but now I understand the reason.  It is not hygienic at all to leave my hair uncut and long, as it might breed worms and dirty.”

100107_dsc07790 Thanks to the hygienic education offered by JEN, children have learned the meaning of cleanliness, such as cleaning a house, cutting one’s nail, washing one’s clothes….

January 7, 2010 in South Sudan |