The Hygiene Song

In writing an article about my experiences in South Sudan’s Yusuf Batil refugee camp (thankfully made possible by the wonderful folks at Radio Miraya and UNHCR), I came across this wonderful nugget.

In one of the makeshift schools in the refugee camp, children are being taught English through song.

This song though has an ulterior motive – to teach these young kids the importance of good personal hygiene in the crowded and flooded camp.

A camp in which up to five children in the under-five bracket die a day due to malnutrition and disease.

The teachers hope the song will help crack down on poor sanitary standards.

Here’s your daily nugget:

The Hygiene Song by marcellison