Most rural Cambodians do not have a latrine. They do their business in bushes, rice fields, and water bodies. It’s called open defecation and it contributes to 10,000 child deaths each year in Cambodia.
Providing expensive subsidies to build latrines has not resulted in lasting solutions. But iDE’s approach, which ignites the power of markets, has led to unprecedented growth in the number of people using latrines in Cambodia.
This film is the result of the last edition of ‘Design is Future congresstival’ held at Disseny Hub Barcelona from 6 to 8 June during the Barcelona Design Week. It showcases the main highlights and strong ideas from the 15 speakers that took part in the Design is Future 2016, as well as from the presenter and curators of the event.