Health and Sanitation

CBM is working with a local partner in El Salvador, ENLACE, to support health and sanitation within impoverished communities. Through the latrine project, families are able to replace their pit latrines with composting latrines, which prevent waste from contaminating water sources. Nearly half of El Salvador’s rural population suffers from inadequate waste disposal

World Toilet Day

November 19 is World Toilet Day, which raises awareness about improving hygiene and sanitation practices around the world to prevent the spread of disease. About 60 per cent of the global population either have no toilet at home or one that doesn’t safely manage waste, says information from the United Nations. At schools around the world, 900 million children also