February 2016 \ SWACHH MISSION
Cricket for Good

Karin Hulshof, UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia and Anurag Thakur, Honorary Secretary BCCI with Nine is Mine children spreading the Team Swachh message for making India Open Defecation free

“I’m sure that the coaching clinics, which will see active participation from the leading cricketers of the world, will inspire and encourage my fellow Indian citizens to contribute to this wonderful initiative.” UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia, Karin Hulshof, said:”UNICEF hopes to harness the reach and power of cricket, one of the world’s most popular sports, towards the most important cause of all: saving the lives and futures of children.”

A Team Swachh action kit, featuring a unique cricket and game-based tool-kit for WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene) in schools was also launched during the event. The kit contains a set of exciting cricket-themed WASH games, along with an implementation handbook and Team Swachh campaign materials featuring the Team Swachh cricket star ambassadors.