About World Toilet Day 2022
World Toilet Day is celebrated on the 19th of November every year. It’s all about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and help achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6 which promises sanitation for all by 2030. For the year 2022, Wow Mom in partnership with UNICEF, The Ministry of Health, and Nairobi City County convened participants to commemorate World Toilets Day at Nairobi Safari Club in Nairobi under the Theme Inclusive Public Toilet. The event was moderated by Plan. Juliet Rita and Mr Wafula Nabutola. The total participants for the day were 45 delegates from different stakeholders including the National Government, County Governments and NGOs among others.
Some of the key highlights and recommendations from the event were:
Inclusive Public Toilet Excellence Award
This event also marked the launch of the Inclusive Public Toilet Excellence Award, which aims to recognize outstanding efforts by individuals, groups, civil societies, the media, and governments in Kenya to provide inclusive public toilets. Centers and organizations that have and promote Inclusive public. The award categories are as follows:
Under the Inclusive public toilet two groups were awarded for having an inclusive space;