- How human waste is sold as delicious cakes in most shops and supermarkets.
- Resident love them making it one of the thriving businesses
In the South Asian country of Mongolia two – thirds of the population are using pit latrine as a form of human waste management.
According to the 2020 report by World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Empowerment Fund (UNCEF) is that the country lacks enough plumbing system.
The report further explains that with it’s low population and frozen winters, it’s one of difficult places in the world to access sanitation.
However with the above statistics about human waste management, there is something very unique about Mongolia concerning human wastes.
What most people don’t know is that in Mongolia human waste is a thriving business as it’s sold in most shops and supermarkets across the country.
The waste is collected and taken to a manufacturing factory where it is thoroughly processed, mixed with several chemicals.
After processing it’s packaged safely and taken to various shops and supermarket for consumption, as you can see in the thumbnail image above.
The product is most loved by most of the people in Mongolia, each peace is currently selling at TUGRIK 2500 which translates to around $0.72 .