Handwashing with soap is the most effective and inexpensive way to prevent diarrheal and acute respiratory infections, which take the lives of millions of children in developing countries every year.
As a contribution to Global Handwashing Day on October 15, 2009, the IRC/USAID Sanitation Updates news feed is having a Handwashing Slogan Contest.
- Participants may enter as many slogans as he or she wishes
- Each slogan must be 8 words or less
- October 13 is the contest deadline
- Contest winners will be announced on October 15th and 1st, 2nd and 3rd place slogans and authors will be featured on Sanitation Updates
- Please post slogan submissions in the Comments section or email them to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Examples of slogans include:
- Be aware, wash with care!
- Filthy fingers forecast sickness and sadness.
- Drown a germ and wash your hands!