WaterSHED Newsletter - July2014
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Local Leaders Push for Total Sanitation

More than 50 commune councilors from Kampong Speu province came together for their third Discover Conference in the Civic Champions leadership program. From 20 to 23 May, 2013, councilors representing Kong Pisey and Oudong districts marked the culmination of the third 90-day cycle of leadership mentoring by sharing their experiences and motivating each other.
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Female champion in leadership

As a female commune councilor, Ms Chantou does whatever it takes to improve her community. She repeats the mantra “if you do it once and it fails, do it again and again until you succeed”. 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. “It’s about a 10 minute walk, and in total, including defecation, it’s about thirty minutes. Sometimes if I’m in a hurry ... (Read full story)

Vietnam Hygiene Campaign Kicks Off with HappyTap

More than one thousand children, teachers, and health officials joined on Saturday to mark the beginning of a major campaign against Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD) in southern Vietnam on May 17, 2014, the event that marked Happy Tap kick-off in Vietnam. (Read full story)

Mastering WASH Sales in Vietnam

It all comes down to people. Recognizing the importance of staying up to date with industry best practices, WaterSHED’s senior team in Vietnam developed a ‘Sales Mastery’ training course in partnership with Mr. Aun Hengly, WaterSHED Executive Director. The goal is to adapt world-class training concepts into real-world exercises .... (Read full story)
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