Sunday, March 18, 2018

Preventing Waterborne Diseases in Cambodia

In recent years, Koeun Roub's wife had surgery to remove gallstones and his son got a severe case of diarrhea. In both situations they had to spend a lot of money for healthcare. A farmer like Roub didn't have a budget for the extra expense. In ... [Read More]

Cambodia Students Learn How to Stay Healthy

“Our teachers used to teach the children in school to wash their hands, but we didn’t have a hand-washing station for them to practice,” said Yav Don, principal of Kouk Samrong Primary School in Cambodia. Kouk Samrong School has 239 students and e ... [Read More]

A Walk in the Tondo Slums

The smell of decomposing trash and filth reaches me before we round the first corner. In borrowed rubber boots from the barangay (district) community center, I slosh through black mud. I'm following Queen, the Samaritan's Purse water, sanitation, and ... [Read More]

Clean Water Comes to a Remote Village

Kyaw Doo is a 31-year-old father who lives in a village in the mountains of Myanmar near the Thailand border. Kyaw has endured many hardships since childhood due to years of war in his region. He and his family had been displaced many times until ... [Read More]

A Village Sees God Answer Prayer

Nyanot lives in a small village in the northern region of South Sudan with her husband and their eight children. Though located near a river, her village did not have a clean water source for drinking and bathing. In order to fetch water, she had ... [Read More]

A Latrine for a Family in Need

“Whatever we do here, we are in unity,” said Thu Zar Soe in describing life in her rural village on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River in central Myanmar. However, the sense of community in the village is rooted in the shared, extreme challenges th ... [Read More]

Clean Water Changes a Haitian Community

Trouin is a community in Léogâne, situated in a mountain region about 23 miles southwest of Port-au-Prince. Many extremely remote areas in Trouin have unprotected spring sources, which are the primary water sources for people in those c ... [Read More]