Habitat for Humanity Cambodia’s Siem Reap Housing and Community Development Project (SRHCDP) is currently operating in 31 villages in the Angkor Chum and Pouk Districts of Siem Reap.
In Seim Reap, HFH Cambodia not only builds complete houses, but also makes house repairs, builds both family and communal toilets, digs wells and installs rainwater tanks, as well as providing livelihood, basic health and hygiene and construction skills training.
In an effort to encourage participation and empower communities, the project has formed Commune Shelter and Development Committees as well as over 30 Village Associations.
In Siem Reap, HFH Cambodia has launched a new, three-year Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion project which aims to improve the hygiene and sanitation practices, as well as increases the accessibility to safe drinking water and sanitary latrines for 15 villages and 8 schools in the Angkor Chum District.
Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) will be used to reach the goal of open defecation free villages.
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