NCD schools celebrate World Water Day

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By HELEN TARAWA
Schools throughout the National Capital District, including the city’s largest public school Wardstrip Primary, marked World Water Day yesterday.
Headteacher Emily Ricky told The National that the event was important for schools.
She said to mark the day, students and teachers participated in exercises such as rubbish collection, hand washing, drawing, painting and coloring posters.
Ricky said the school spent the whole afternoon participating in the event, which also included cleaning up their classrooms.
Grade 6A teacher Theresa Japhetz said Wards Strip had always participated in international events such as the World Water Day.
She said students participated by drawing pictures of how water was used in different ways.
Japhetz said these activities were captured through photographs and submitted to the United Nations.
Her students displayed their drawings on the stairs and walls of their classroom.
Grade 6 B students Ian John and Stanley Isaac said water was important for human life.
World Water Day is observed on March 22 to highlight the importance of fresh water.
It is also used to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

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