Sample size includes:
a) Parasitological survey with 450 people (150 in each district). This will entail cross-sectional collection, examination and quantification of schistosoma and intestinal eggs in urine and stool specimen for children and adults in sampled households in the study communities at baseline and follow up evaluations.
b) Focus group discussions with 18 exclusive groups of men, women, boys, girls, community action committees etc. in study communities for the selected districts to get their views and perceptions on the project.
c) Cross-sectional community based knowledge, attitudes, practices and behavior survey with 350 household heads from all study communities in three districts.
d) In-depth interviews with 15 key informants such as health program managers, coordinators, involved health facility in charges, health workers from the three involved districts e) District, facility and village health information system record checking on coverage, costs.