Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Enterprise Development, commonly known as WaterSHED, is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the water and sanitation sectors in South East Asia. Its objectives are to “bring effective, affordable water and sanitation products to market in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam”.
Two representatives from WaterSHED participated in Water and Health Conference: Science, Policy and Innovation at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill from the 29th October to the 02nd November 2012.
On 27 September 2012, WaterSHED hosted a forum title, “Make the Impossible Possible” which attracted nearly 200 participants from government institutions, local authority, relevant NGOs, donor communities, private sector, commune council members
On 12th September 2012, WaterSHED hosted a field visit to one of its targeted villages in Kampong Speu province to promote media coverage on rural sanitation.
Despite decades of effort to overcome Cambodia’s lack of improved household sanitation, more than 70 percent of the rural population is still without access to sanitary latrines. To confront this public health challenge, support from the Stone Family Foundation is enabling significant expansion of WaterSHED’s innovative Hands-off sanitation marketing program in Cambodia.
In a recent blog post titled "Dirty Dilemma", Public Health practitioner, "the chronicole", touched upon the problems of subsidizing the cost of latrines in the villages where she works.
The June edition of Southeast Asia Globe features the current water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) situation in Cambodia. Referencing the country's recent efforts to provide clean water and improved sanitation, as well as the experience of
From 4-8 June 2012, WateSHED visited Laos to share lessons from its successful 'Hands-off' sanitation marketing program in Cambodia.