This 2018 article looks at a grassroots initiative to promote hygiene and sanitation at 15 000 public schools in South Africa – long before the Covid-19 pandemic. The project targeted grade 1 learners.
Nigerian social enterprise Aimcare focuses on hygiene education. It joined Business Call to Action to facilitate access to clean water and sanitation to 200 000 low-income Nigerians in rural areas through its WaterEase platform by 2024. In addition, it will educate 300 000 low-income rural Nigerians on hygiene, sanitation and waste management practices through its Extensive Health Education programmes and provide 50 000 women with maternity/birth kits.
This 2018 article indicates that installing a digital smart water system in 60 schools in the Western Cape enabled a saving of 15 million litres of water since 2017. More than R700 000 was saved through limited water usage.