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close this bookFood, Water and Family Health: A Manual for Community Educators (UNDP - WHO, 1994, 108 p.)
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“How can we get everyone to join in to make our water safer?”
“We can. Everyone has to drink!”


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“Wise families look after water in the ground, at the well or standpipe, and also in the home.”


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“I worked hard to dig and build the latrine. By keeping it clean, I know my family will use it.”


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“I want to look after my sister who has AIDS, but I’m afraid.”
“Don’t be afraid. Just take some simple precautions. Your sister needs your love and support.”


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“My cousin says breast-feeding is old-fashioned and that I won’t be able to produce enough milk to feed my baby.”
“Your cousin is not right. Breast milk is a baby’s best food.”


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“How do you feed a plant?”
“You feed it with compost. Making compost is a way of turning grass, weeds and vegetable waste into rich soil.”


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“We are all enthusiastic about our community’s new tree project . The young trees we care for today will help our community for generations.”


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“I always feel hungry!”
“Pregnant women need to eat well. You are feeding yourself and your baby.”


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Food, water and family health
A manual for community educators

United Nations
Development Programme

World Health
Organization