"Global Handwashing Day is an annual global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives." – The Global Handwashing Partnership
According to the report, over 200 million people are involved in the Global Handwashing Day celebration in over 100 countries around the world each year. The day also provides opportunities where governments, international organizations, civil society organizations, NGOs, private companies, and individuals to collaborate with each other.
The theme for this year is "Our hands, our future!" SARAYA is also advocating the importance of correct handwashing with soap as in our social activities. We started "Wash A Million Hands!" project in 2010 as a support effort for UNICEF's handwashing promotion activity in Uganda to build a healthy future for the local children.