“Although I have difficulty in walking, it is not a challenge to my studying. I can learn faster than my friends in the class. I want to be a singer, to tell people in my country that people with disabilities can do everything that others can,” Dara said with hopeful confidence.
“Glasses help me to see clearly and improve my learning outcomes. I have gone from being a slow learner to helping slow learners in my class and my village,” added Phallon with a smile. “I want to be a teacher to help my village access quality education.”
To mark Global Handwashing Day with the theme “Our Hands, Our Future”, NOURISH’s integrated stunting prevention “Grow Together” campaign in Cambodia promotes handwashing with soap at five critical times: 1) before eating, 2) before feeding children, 3) before cooking, 4) after using the latrine, and 4) after cleaning a baby’s bottom.
Mr. Kim selling latrine components during a “first 1,000 days” village fair organized by the NOURISH project in Siem Reap.