21 year old Cambodian Sophorn is the single father of Phanha, his 3-year-old daughter. After his wife passed away in 2014, they moved in with Sophorn’s parents and siblings.
Like so many other people around the world today, Loem lived in an unsafe and unsanitary slum … before friends like you stepped in and changed his life forever.
With no collateral, credit history or access to formal financial institutions, the majority of families living in poverty are “unbanked” and unlikely to qualify for traditional baking services. This means that no matter how hard they work, it is almost impossible for families in developing communities to build a brighter future free from poverty.
Sadly at 21, Rano is already a widow.
As part of our New Start, New Life project in Cambodia, we are working with families like Chan Thon’s to build safe and decent homes.
December 1 marks World AIDS Day which raises awareness across the world about the issues surrounding HIV and AIDS.
Poy Phann is a 48 year old single mother in Cambodia. Previously, she and her 10 year old son lived in a makeshift house constructed with pieces of wood, zinc sheets and palm leaves – materials which unsurprisingly do not offer sufficient protection from the elements.
Six months ago, Moung Hoeut, 61, lost her husband to an asthma attack. A single mother, Hoeut now shares her home with her daughter, son-in-law and two grandchildren in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
There are 1.1 billion girls in the world, and every one of them deserves equal opportunities for a better future. Sadly, around the world most girls face disadvantage and discrimination on a daily basis. On October 11, International Day of the Girl, we celebrate the potential of every young woman to be a powerful voice […]
Thanks to your support, Chhoun and his family were able to move into their new home in Cambodia last year!