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SODIS

Making clean drinking water with the sun

Life is hard in northwestern Cambodia, near the border with Thailand. It’s hot. Crops sometimes fail. Work is difficult to find and many people illegally cross into Thailand to find jobs. Safe drinking water is hard find; it must be either bought or carried from a far off well, if there is one.

But then there is Thien.

Thien works with Lifewater in these communities along the border. Like himself, many people in Cambodia are familiar with YouTube, so Thien made a video to teach his fellow Cambodians how to use the SODIS method to get clean drinking water for themselves.