Life Skills for Burundian Refugees, Volume 1: Topic 2: Personal Care
This nine-page document in Kirundi and English educates people about personal care in the United States. It discusses the use of personal care products for cleanliness, protection from germs, and good health. It explains when and how to wash your hands, and describes use of antibacterial soap, bathing, washing hair with shampoo, conditioner, and using deodorant. Advice is given on keeping teeth healthy, using a toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, and avoiding foods with sugar. The document outlines how to dress for the weather and do laundry regularly to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The USCRI's complete Life Skills for Burundian Refugees resource is also available at www.refugees.org.
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.