From farmer to entrepreneur

Two years ago, Habitat for Humanity started working in a community in Northern Bangladesh to improve water, sanitation and hygiene practices amongst households. This included training to construct toilet facilities to a safer and more sustainable standard. Previously, people in the community would have likely used pit toilets which aren’t hygienic or practised open defecation.Read this article

Sophany’s story

Sophany is a 31-year-old taxi driver living in Phnom Penh with his wife and daughter. He only earns about $3 – $6 AUD a day and tries to supplement his income by taking up odd jobs, which vary based on the season. Sometimes he collects recyclables to sell and during the rainy season, he heads to the provinces to harvest rice for others. Read this article