Forschungsarbeit aus dem Jahr 2017 im Fachbereich Gesundheit - Public Health, University of Kabianga, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Sanitation is a basic human right as ratified by most countries of the world in convection to the rights of a child which states that children have a right to a safe environment that enhance learning, health and development of good citizens. The purpose of the study therefore is to assess the state of hygiene and maintenance of sanitation facilities and to determine if there are any differences in sanitation facilities per gender in public primary schools in Kericho Municipality. Survey research design was used to assess sanitation facilities in public primary schools. The target population comprised of all standard seven pupils in seventeen (17) public primary schools in Kericho Municipality. A stratified random sampling technique was applied to obtain a sample of 292 standard seven pupils from 5 public primary schools. The sample comprised of 147 boys and 145 girls. Data was collected using questionnaire and observation checklists. The questionnaire was used to collect data from pupils while observation schedules were used by the researcher to collect data from the schools. Data was analysed using frequencies, percentages, means and pie charts.