Phương Mỹ Project, toilets for families in Vietnam
Project: Phuong Mỹ Project - toilets for families in Vietnam
Location: Phuong Mỹ Community, Hà Tinh Province, Huong Khe District, Vietnam.
Project objective: Facilitate access to healthcare for vulnerable families.
Counterpart: Caritas Vietnam.
Collaborators: OUA Group and private donors.
Beneficiaries: 12 families living in poverty, members of the Phuong Mỹ Community, a rural area subject to great risk of floods.
Improvement of the living conditions of the families of the community, through the implementation of ecological toilets in the most disadvantaged families, as well as education in waste management and responsible consumption, in order to achieve a change in the culture of the population.
This is a pilot experience with the aim of supplying 100% of the population with decent toilets, avoiding high risks of contamination and the spread of diseases.
The project is part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which represents the international commitment to face the social, economic and environmental challenges of globalization, putting people, the planet, prosperity and peace at the center . Specifically, it addresses the following objectives:
- Goal 6.2 By 2030, achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene services for all and end open defecation, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls and people in vulnerable situations .
- Goal 12.5 By 2030, significantly reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse activities.