The 2016 baseline survey of the families living in 3 communes in Svay Leu District of Cambodia: Kon Tout, Svay Leu, and Teseam, details the lives and challenges of thousands of families in this area. The survey specifically addresses issues related to WASH, which inform the Lifewater staff and project strategy.
The diarrhea prevalence among children is very, very high (50% of children under 5 had diarrhea in the past week). Additionally, cholera is listed as a common illness in schools. This is highly contagious and can lead to severe disease outbreaks. Svay Leu Baseline Report