"Let each of you look out not only for your own interests, but also for the interests of others." Philippians 2:4

Promoting Community Cleanliness

Millions are plagued and die each year from a basic lack of hygiene and sanitation. Basic understanding of disease transmission can help villagers know that cleanliness is essential to health. We promote personal and community sanitation, encouraging biblical principles in the following areas:

Freedom from Shame

Around the world many women and girls do not have access to sanitary napkins, clean private toilets, or hygienic ways to take care of their periods. Many begin menstruating and have deep shame, embarrassment and some even drop out of school which leads to gender-based educational disparities. FARM STEW brings dignity to Ugandan girls by training and equipping them with AFRIPads, reusable cloth pads made by a socially responsible company based in Uganda.

Personal & Home Hygiene

A basic understanding of disease transmission helps villagers understand that cleanliness is essential to health.  Hygiene education encourages community members to modify their habits, such as proper hand & dish washing techniques.

Clean Communities

We use a participatory, community-driven approach that motivates households to build, maintain, and regularly use their own latrines, rubbish piles, and compost piles, This separates unclean things from clean, an important life-saving principle.

Our Sanitation Projects

Below are a few of the projects we are currently working on and ways you can get involved.

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Reusable Pads for Girls
Around the world many women and girls do not have access to sanitary napkins, clean private toilets, or hygienic ways to take care of their periods. We are bringing dignity to girls by training and equipping them with the tools they need.
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Classes
We emphasize the principles of each of our eight ingredients in the classes we teach to rural families.