Documentary Film: Coming Clean on Sanitation

This 22-minute documentary film, produced in 2009 by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) with assistance from 5 national broadcasting companies in the region, showcases the difficulties experienced and actions undertaken by individuals, communities, organizations, and governments in the following 6 countries:

  • China, People’s Republic of –  A photographer documents the degradation and revival of Suzhou Creek.
  • India – People clamor for individual household toilets after realizing its benefits.
  • Indonesia – A dedicated teacher and her students campaign for the use of public toilets.
  • Pakistan – A cleanup woman comes home to a community of garbage, without water and sanitation.
  • Philippines – Lakeside slums deal with water pollution and the consequences of water-borne diseases.
  • Viet Nam – A dying lake is revived by a huge development project, benefiting lakeside towns.

To get a DVD copy – go here

Source: ADB

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