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Global Handwashing Day celebrated in Kenya

2012-10-16 02:24:18 GMT2012-10-16 10:24:18(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A student washes hands before the launching ceremony of a campaign in Nairobi, Kenya, Oct. 15, 2012, the 5th annual Global Handwashing Day. The United Nations Millennium Villages Project launched a campaign here on Monday to promote the very simple act of handwashing with soap in rural villages of Kenya, in an effort to reduce diarrhoeal related diseases among children. (Xinhua)

Two students wash hands before the launching ceremony of a campaign in Nairobi, Kenya, Oct. 15, 2012, the 5th annual Global Handwashing Day. The United Nations Millennium Villages Project launched a campaign here on Monday to promote the very simple act of handwashing with soap in rural villages of Kenya, in an effort to reduce diarrhoeal related diseases among children. (Xinhua)

Students perform at the launching ceremony of a campaign in Nairobi, Kenya, Oct. 15, 2012, the 5th annual Global Handwashing Day. The United Nations Millennium Villages Project launched a campaign here on Monday to promote the very simple act of handwashing with soap in rural villages of Kenya, in an effort to reduce diarrhoeal related diseases among children. (Xinhua)

A teacher and her students wash hands before the launching ceremony of a campaign in Nairobi, Kenya, Oct. 15, 2012, the 5th annual Global Handwashing Day. The United Nations Millennium Villages Project launched a campaign here on Monday to promote the very simple act of handwashing with soap in rural villages of Kenya, in an effort to reduce diarrhoeal related diseases among children. (Xinhua)

Two students wash hands before the launching ceremony of a campaign in Nairobi, Kenya, Oct. 15, 2012, the 5th annual Global Handwashing Day. The United Nations Millennium Villages Project launched a campaign here on Monday to promote the very simple act of handwashing with soap in rural villages of Kenya, in an effort to reduce diarrhoeal related diseases among children. (Xinhua)

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