What they say : Nyaruguga Primary School Children Talk about Staying Healthy

“Having good health, means drinking boiled water, wearing clean clothes and cleaning our body.” Marvin Muhayimana, 12, P.6.
L-R : Marvin Muhayimana ; Henry Ngoga ; Nancy Nicole Ishimwe ; Larissa Impano.
L-R : Marvin Muhayimana ; Henry Ngoga ; Nancy Nicole Ishimwe ; Larissa Impano.

“Having good health, means drinking boiled water, wearing clean clothes and cleaning our body.”

Marvin Muhayimana, 12, P.6.

“Eating a balanced diet is one way of improving our health. People should also listen to what doctors and health workers tell them to do.”

Hanny Ishimwe, 11, P.6.

“To protect your life from germs, you should wear shoes, clean clothes, wash fruits before eating them and also wear a clean uniform.”

Larissa Impano, 12, P.6.

“To avoid diseases that are caused by mosquitoes like malaria, we are taught to cut all bushes that are surrounding our houses and, to sleep under mosquito nets.

” Henry Ngoga, 11, P.5.

“Before eating and after using the toilet we should wash our hands so that the germs from the toilet don’t make us sick.”

Orlando Hauston Bucyadusenga, 12, P.6.

“Water is life and if we use and drink clean water, it gives us life today and the rest of our lives.”

Nancy Nicole Ishimwe, 11, P.5.

“Hygiene is very important because we must first clean our body before looking elsewhere.”

Natach Karera, 12, P.6.

“When we are from school we should wash our hands before eating, we should not throw rubbish everywhere, and we should also dig trenches to drain stagnant water where mosquitoes breed that can cause malaria.”

Trensore Shyaka, 10, P.4.

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