BATTAMBANG - "Yul Dung Ampii Tik" or "Think Water" was the theme
of the "Water Awareness Day" week-end which was held in the Victory Hotel
compound on June 26-7
Coordinated by Sawa, a Dutch water consulting agency, the project was funded by the
Organizer Edith Aller, a Danish teacher-trainer, said the purpose of the undertaking
was to "improve public awareness about water- its collection, treatment, use
and waste- by combining four basic elements of life: health, education, technology
Storytelling, traditional and modern music, theatre (lakhaon nyiey), and an art exhibition
vied for attention with drilling rigs, 2,000 liter rainwater jars, latrine-making,
and a solar-powered water heater.
Prior to the weekend, a school program that involved essay-writing and drawing was
conducted with seventh form students.