SOCIETY

Unilever leads World Handwashing Day celebration

Along with Kenya Medical Association, it led pupils at Kawangware Primary School in washing hands

In Summary

• It's a global advocacy day on the importance of handwashing to prevent diseases

Participants in Unilever's Heroes for Change
Participants in Unilever's Heroes for Change
Image: COURTESY

Unilever East Africa in partnership with the Kenya Medical Association joined the world in marking this year’s World Global Handwashing Day on Tuesday.

They led pupils at Kawangware Primary School in washing hands, and called on Kenyans to prioritise handwashing as a way of preventing diseases.

Present were Unilever EA marketing director Pawan Kumar-Marella and Lifebuoy soap ambassador Janet Mbugua.

Unilever EA marketing director Pawan Kumar-Marella shares a light moment with the children
Unilever EA marketing director Pawan Kumar-Marella shares a light moment with the children
Image: COURTESY
Pupils of Kawangware Primary School wash their hands
Pupils of Kawangware Primary School wash their hands
Image: COURTESY
Lifebuoy soap ambassador Janet Mbugua and Heroes for Change participant Justine Nabwire teach a pupil how to was her hands
Lifebuoy soap ambassador Janet Mbugua and Heroes for Change participant Justine Nabwire teach a pupil how to was her hands
Janet leads children in raising their hands
Janet leads children in raising their hands
Unilever Heroes for Change participants Faith Kangogo, Justine Nabwire, Sally Ndwiga, Beryl Akumu and Lifebuoy brand manager Cece Sagini
Unilever Heroes for Change participants Faith Kangogo, Justine Nabwire, Sally Ndwiga, Beryl Akumu and Lifebuoy brand manager Cece Sagini
Image: COURTESY