Chitwan district in Nepal celebrated becoming one of the first areas in the country to be declared 'Open Defecation Free', inching the entire country closer to its national goal by 2017. Open defecation is a major problem in Nepal. According UNICEF, only about 46 percent of Nepalese have latrines in their homes – and in the least developed districts in the west, that figure drops to 25 percent. UNICEF
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