Handwashing activities were held in schools in northern Iraq, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education. Events included: conducting activities in 24 primary schools, where a number of headmasters were invited to witness the activities on that day. Also, design of posters with the messages provided by the WASH program. Hygiene kits were provided to 24 schools. The school activity centre prepared songs written specially for this occasion, which were sung by the school children. These songs were recorded in CD and copies of these were provided to other schools.