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!
In Cambodia, there are over 70,000 people living with HIV/AIDS and because of their illness many face discrimination and daily challenges around accessing housing and basic services. Visal and his wife Nat, who are both HIV-positive have experienced these struggles for many years.
Growing up with nine other siblings, Sreang’s parents could not afford to enrol her in school. As a result, Sreang, now 36-year-old spent most of her childhood working to support her family in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
This International Women’s Day we are celebrating the strong, inspirational women we work with including Sochea who is making a big impact in her community in Cambodia.
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75 percent of land worldwide is not legally documented. Without secure land tenure, millions of people in developing countries are left vulnerable and face the fear eviction and displacement on a daily basis.
Access to a safe and decent home changes everything. Here’s a look at how having a home has transformed the lives of one family in Cambodia through our ‘Building Hope, Building Positive Lives’ project.