What do you know about open defecation?

Teach your children about open defecation. Let them know that lack of sanitation and hygiene is an important factor that cause various diseases such as diarrhea and intestinal worm infections. It also causes typhoid, cholera, hepatitis, polio, trachoma, and others.

Help your child to understand and use words about the potty. Help them make the connection between the urge to pee or poop and using the potty.

Carry the potty to the toilet and ensure it does not spill. Pour out the urine and faeces into the toilet.

Teach your children not to stand on the sit when using a water cistern toilet. Standing on the toilet seat can lead to some serious injuries

For women, it is not advisable to stand directly over a pit toilet. This is not recommended and may cause several infectious diseases

Recycle your plastic waste. If you have plastic waste, you can use it for other things like storing oil. You can also give your plastics to recycling agencies to earn some money.