Female champion in leadership
As a female commune councilor, Ms Chantou does whatever it takes to improve her community. She repeats the mantra â€œif you do it once and it fails, do it again and again until you succeedâ€. And she follows her own advice: one example is how she persuades people in her community to buy and build latrines.
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Too difficult not to have a toilet
Mrs Leng tells of the time she and her family would go to defecate in the bush at the back of the house. Now there is no more bush. Mrs Leng says that finding places to defecate is now more difficult. â€œItâ€™s about a 10 minute walk, and in total, including defecation, itâ€™s about thirty minutes. Sometimes if Iâ€™m in a hurry ... (Read full story