One toilet at a time: enhancing quality of life and battling open defecation in rural Cambodian communities

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Three people stand next to a river
Image: WaterAid/Pov Panha

Cambodia has made impression progress over the last 30 years in increasing access to sanitary latrines throughout the country, but it still remains a challenge outside urban areas. Collaborative efforts between the public and private sectors are currently underway to strive for open defecation free (ODF) status in all rural communities.

A community meeting discussing the improvement of sanitation in Cambodia
Image: WaterAid/Pov Panha