Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH)

Due to poverty, lack of education and ignorance regarding hygiene, major portion of rural people of cox’s Bazar and Chittagong region have been suffering from water, sanitation and hygiene for a long time. As a result, outbreak of water borne diseases such as diarrhea, cholera etc. was reported to kill enormous people in this region. With the successful strategies and programs of government and NGOs, the region has achieved tremendous success in having safe water supply and sanitation facilities over the two last decades. SHED is one of the renowned NGOs of the region that has been working for providing safe water, healthy sanitation and hygiene infrastructure development and awareness raising through different projects in partnership with UN agencies and International NGOs since its inception.