Do your parents tell you to brush your teeth or wash your hands? They probably do that because they know proper hygiene is important. Hygiene simply means to keep yourself clean. Staying clean is good for you because it helps prevent germs from spreading and making you sick.
Did you know?
Some people survive by living off of a trash dump. Many of them don’t have soap to wash their hands when they get home from digging through the trash. These people in Nicaragua were happy to receive soap and other items in the hygiene kits.
What would you do if you didn’t have things like a toothbrush to keep your teeth clean or soap to wash your hands when they are dirty? Some boys and girls and even some moms and dads don’t have these things. The gift of a hygiene kit that has a toothbrush, soap, comb, and other things is an important gift to many people.