Bill Gates: how a perfume company is helping tackle the world's sanitation challenge

Job seekers wait for employers seeking casual labour on the streets of CapeTown, June 13, 2003. Each day thousands of unemployed men wait at the sitesscattered across the city in the hope of gaining casual work in theconstruction and farming industries. Employers in passing trucks offer thechance of work and a R60 ($8) payday for some, but for others it is a longfutile wait. With unemployment estimated as high as 40 percent, job creationhas been identified as a priority for the South African economy.-PICTURETAKEN JUNE 13 2003 FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC SAFRICA JOBLESS NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGEREUTERS/Mike Hutchings    PP03090004MH/WS - RTR2CXX

Poor smells are preventing proper sanitation in developing countries. Image: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

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