Cambodia stories

Together, we've empowered millions of people with access to safe water and sanitation. We invite you to meet some of them and read their stories.

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Sok's family has safe water now

Across the country of Cambodia more than 2 million people in need lack access to safe water. Like millions of other women, to get the water Sok’s family needed to survive, she had no choice but to collect it from a nearby river. Read about how Sok got affordable access to safe water.

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Hang and Phat have much to celebrate

Hang and Phat live in a rural Cambodian village. Their son recently announced his engagement to be married. It is traditional to host the celebration at the groom’s family home but Hang and Phat did not have a toilet. Read about how's work in Cambodia changed their story.

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Giving babies a healthy start with water

For Sophon, there was nothing beautiful about the water-related burdens she endured much of her life in rural Cambodia. She wanted to end those burdens for her son.

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Thy in Cambodia
For Thy's girls

“No father wants his daughters unsafe just because they don’t have water at home.” Heartfelt words spoken from a father raising two girls in rural Cambodia.

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Cambodia's water crisis
Fear to freedom

Concerned for their daughters’ safety, this couple found a solution that empowered them to stop fearing what could go wrong, and start dreaming about what could go right.

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Together, we can empower more families with safe water.