YPSA distributes sanitary latrine among the poor families at Kawkhali in Rangamati under the project Enhancing Resources and Increasing Capacities of Poor Households Towards Elimination of their Poverty (ENRICH) supported by PKSF.
Chairman of Kawkhali Upazila Parishad, SM Chowdhury launched the sanitary latrine distribution program at YPSA project office Kolompati union, Kawkhali on March 20, 2016 while he was present as chief guest.
The geographical, demographic and hydro-geological patterns and characteristics of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHTs) are different from other regions of the country. The most rural people of the three CHT districts are of ethnic minorities
Open defecation and the use of unhygienic latrines is a common picture here, which indicates local people inhabiting with the ignorance of about the use of sanitary latrines and behaving hygiene practices for better health and their overall well-being.
People of these areas have to be aware of the importance of using sanitary latrines for its health consequences and benefits.
UNO of Kawkhali Afia Akter, President of Kawkhali Press club Ariful Hoq Mahbub, program officer of YPSA Jasim Uddin delivered their speech while Enamul Hoq Santo presided over the program.