Welcome Back!

You have Gifts for Good in your basket.

Welcome Back!

Last time you were here, you were looking to help vulnerable children and families. Your support can save and change lives.

Donations in Action – Household Latrines, Vietnam

In the rural and mountainous areas of northern Vietnam, sanitation is a huge challenge. Many households have no access to a latrine and children are forced to relieve themselves in open fields. The waste pollutes the environment, spreads disease and can contaminate what little water sources are available.

Thanks to the provision of latrines, community members now have access to a hygienic and environmentally friendly method of waste treatment.

“The toilet is not only for better sanitation conditions but also for environment protection. It is double-vaulted and the waste is kept in one vault for at least six months before I use it for vegetable growing. By this way I can produce ‘clean vegetables’. Before I had to use chemical fertilizers but now I use treated waste for all vegetables and fruit trees produced by my household for both household use and for sale”.

– Mr Chu, Bac Kan province, Vietnam

Related Stories

Januario calls for better water facilities for his community in Timor-Leste

Read Story

5 ways to celebrate World Water Day

Read Story

Clean water means Kankham is safer, healthier and playing football again

Read Story

There’s always so much more to a story!

Get all the latest stories from ChildFund Australia

The story doesn’t end here.

Stay up to date with all the latest news from ChildFund Australia