Easy Latrine

Jeff Chapin with IDE Cambodia, Ministry of Rural Development, LienAid, and Rainwater Cambodia

The Easy Latrine is a Cambodian hygienic latrine option.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Easy Latrine was designed in 2009 as the first packaged hygienic latrine product in Cambodia. It serves low-income households in rural communities that either do not currently have a latrine or want to upgrade to a hygienic latrine. Providing desirable, low-cost latrine products to the rural poor can have a significant health and monetary impact on some of the most vulnerable segments of society. Interview with representative

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

The Easy Latrine was designed in Cambodia for regional users in 7 provinces. Additionally, the Easy Latrine has been tailored to fit the needs of rural consumers in Nepal.Interview with representative

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Local entrepreneurs and independent enterprises distribute the Easy Latrine.Interview with representative

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

In Cambodia, the MSRP for the Easy Latrine is 220,000 Riels ($55.00 USD), including installation ($7.50 – $10.00) and a sales agent commission ($5.00). Interview with representative

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

The target users for the Easy Latrine are poor, rural households that currently defecate in the open or use another unimproved sanitation source.Interview with representative

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