Towards Effective Programming for WASH in Schools is a manual to help scale up plans for WASH in Schools. It looks at the health challenges facing children and what schools can do to tackle them. It includes chapters on developing district programmes; what needs to be implemented at school; life-skills based hygiene education and child-friendly facilities. It covers the sustaining and scaling up of WASH in Schools, including how to monitor success. It underlines that a successful scheme needs a focus on operation, use and maintenance of water and sanitation facilities at schools while also reaching out to local community.