Water, Sanitation and Hygiene 'Challenges' Facing Disabled Malawians

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People with physical disability in Malawi name water, sanitation and hygiene facilities as the most challenging things to access in their daily lives.

Anecdotal results from Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Disability study done in Rumphi district in the northern part of Malawi by two English Universities and two Malawian universities, reveals that every single one of the participants in the study is facing at least one barrier, failure to access to good water, sanitation and hygiene facilities.

The study which focuses on kinds of barriers that people with disability are facing, involved 35 people with physical disability who each one of them was given a camera and asked to take five photos of the biggest challenges that they face in their day to day life.

Read more in Nyasa Times, 26th October 2015

Date: 27 October 2015
Country: 
Malawi