Unilever Ghana Sponsored SHS Sanitation Tour Ends Successfully at Holy Child School

SHS Sanitation Tour
SHS Sanitation Tour

The Unilever Ghana Limited sponsored Senior High Schools (SHS) Sanitation train for Season 6 finally came to a halt at the Holy Child School at Cape Coast in the Central Region over the weekend after visiting 26 schools.

CEO of One-On-One Foundation, Mr. Emmanuel Olla Williams expressed joy over the success of the programme and highly commended Unilever, producers of Vim, Key Brillant Soap and Rexona Deodorant for their wonderful support and contributions in supporting the government to fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic in the schools especially.

He commended the company that is supporting the nation-wide Schools Health and Sanitation programme for Senior High Schools in the country.

Olla Williams indicated that Unilever has supported One-on-One Foundation, premier NGO since 2014 to carry out its Schools’ Sanitation Inspection Tour in 26 Senior High Schools in five regions in the country.

The programme involved Health Education, Scrubbing of the various Dormitories, Dining Hall, Classrooms and Bathrooms with Vim and brushes supplied by the company as well as proper washing and ironing of Students’ bed sheets, clothes and school uniforms with Key Brillant Soap also from the company.

Over 5,000 students in the 26 Schools’ in the five regions benefited from free nose masks supplied by Key Brillant Soap. In addition, each student received a cake of Key Brillant Soap.

Rexona also gave out deodorants to over 50,000 students in the schools visited to assist the students fight body odor and improve their self-esteem.

Furthermore, cakes of Key Brillant were placed at vantage points in the 26 schools to assist in the hand washing protocols.

The Schools that benefited from the Unilever support included to mention a few, Aburi Girls’ SHS, Mamfe Methodist Girls’ SHS, Aggrey Memorial A.M.E Zion SHS, Adisadel College, Mfantsiman Girls’ SHS, Archbishop Porter Girls’ SHS, Ahantaman Girls, Adiembra SHS, St. Louis SHS, Serwaa Nyarko SHS and Yaa Asantewaa SHS.

The Sanitation team in the final week of the Tour went to Winneba SHS, Awutu Senya SHS and Ghana National, Mfantsipim Holy Child,

Mr. Emmanuel Olla Williams advised the students to be conscious of their health and stay safe as well as be observant.

Williams who is the Youth Coordinator of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) reminded the students to exercise personally by engaging in fitness exercises every day calisthenics to stay strong.

He assured headmasters whose schools have not tasted the package to have patience as they are pleading with Unilever to added up the the package.

Mr. Willie Ocansey, Communications Director of the Foundation said the nation boasts of over 900 high schools, and the Foundation wants to reach about half in the coming years.

Miss Sarah Awini, General Manager of One-On-One also thanked the Media, Ministries of Health, Sanitation, Gender, Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) and the Ghana Police for their assistant in carrying out the programme.

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