Globally 69% of schools have a basic drinking water service.
Globally only 66 per cent of schools had a basic sanitation service in 2016.
Overall, nearly 600 million children lack a basic drinking water service at their school in 2016, and less than half the schools in Oceania and only two thirds of schools in Central and South Asia have a basic drinking water service.
One third of schools in sub-Saharan Africa and Oceania have no sanitation service. In most countries where data is available, less than 50 per cent of schools have toilets accessible to students with limited mobility.
Globally, 600 million children do not have a basic sanitation service at school.
1 in 5 primary schools have no sanitation service as well as 1 in 8 secondary schools.
Nearly 900 million children worldwide lacked a basic hygiene service at their school.
1 in 3 primary schools have no hygiene service and over a quarter of secondary schools have no hygiene service.
We believe that a sustainable solution towards ending poverty and leaving no one behind can be achieved by complementing engineering solutions with funding and programmes that will support communities in improved water and sanitation, hygiene, and energy.