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Tay Giang

Tay Giang is a mountainous district located west of Quang Nam province, about 185 kilometers from Tam Ky & 8/10 communes have borders with Laos, over 95% are ethnic Cơtu. Surrounded by rough-rocky terrains, traffic is not favorable, especially in the rainy season. The poverty rate is 65%, child malnutrition rate is 47%, and the number of children in schools age is very low. Most students at are using natural water from rivers or creeks water, no sanitation at all.