Description of the Training

This topic provides 16 illustrations which reflect many common ways in which drinking water is consumed in Southern Africa. The cards are used to help prompt participants  to discuss some of the health challenges they may face, if they do not take care when drinking water.

How to use Card set  10. ‘Drinking Practices’ 


  1. Divide participants into groups of 10-16.
  2. Give every participant a picture card. Tell the participants to describe their picture card to their group.
  3. Each group should discuss all the cards in that group and sort them into three piles according to how safe they are: SAFE, UNSAFE, NOT SURE.
  4. Once all the groups have sorted their cards, let them feed back tot he whole group on their decisions and why, encourage debate.
  5. At the end the group should decide on the best source of water and best method of carrying and storing drinking water.


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1. Bucket with lid, jug and individual cups
4. Taking water with jug
7. Woman giving water form poison bottle
10. Boy drinking water with hands
13. Boy drinking straight from bottle
16. Men sharing a drink
2. Taking water with drinking cup
5. Boy pouring drinking water from juice bottle
8. Woman giving water with ladle
11. Children with own cups
14. Children sharing cups
3. Taking water with ladle
6. Woman giving water with jug
9. Woman boiling water
12. Woman drinking straight from ladle
15. Children sharing bompie