More families have built and now use their own latrines

CWS Cambodia | February 22, 2016

According to Village Chief Mr. Hor Thet of Anlong Vaeng village in central Cambodia, until just recently 90% of families, including his own, defecated in the fields around their houses. But after joining a CWS-hosted workshop in support of Community Health Promotion, he said, “I felt sure that we needed sanitary latrines and better behavior to stop some illnesses in our village. So, when we learned how to build a simple latrine, I decided to build one for my family. And I shared my knowledge with others and encouraged them to do the same. I am so proud to see that within three months, 25 more families have built and now use their own latrines.”

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