Building Community Cambodia Programs

In 2016, along with my husband, embarked on a journey to build a community centre in a village in rural Siem Reap, Cambodia. The doors of this centre were opened in 2016 to over 200 of the most impoverished kids living in this village.
We have programs aimed at the elderly, families, health, social services and education. We are attempting to build these programs up to bring this community out of poverty, and give them better health through education and training workshops. 

THE MOST VITAL PROGRAMS ARE:

1. ELDERLY
Through sponsorship we want to enable the aged to live dignified healthy happy lives, with full bellies, safe and secure housing while taking their rightful place amidst the community. The suffering we see daily cannot be ignored. The elderly DO NOT receive any government assistance, NO pension, NO medical NO housing allowances.

2. STUDENT SPONSORSHIP
Through sponsorship we provide extra subjects (subjects that must be paid for) to high school students to enable them to move into university. Without these extra subjects they cannot gain higher education. We also relocate kids into shared accommodation, who have finished high school, into Siem Reap to study in specialised areas, be it university, training organisations or technical colleges. Their is NO government assistance for this.

3. EDUCATION
Education is vital! It's going to bring Cambodian families out of poverty. Through Lotus House we offer English lessons 6 days a week. This will equip the kids with more opportunities when they finish school. Kids need English skills to get them into better employment, this in turn helps their family. This is their chance at a better life! We employ trained Khmer teachers who have a good command of English, who live locally and teach in the local schools. 

We also want to develop a micro loan system to help families start their own business to enable them to educate their children.

WHY IS YOUR HELP NEEDED?
At present we are only able to accommodate very few recipients into all of these programs. This is due to extremely limited funds. 

HOW WILL YOUR DONATION HELP?
You will change lives! undoubtedly!
It takes so little in a country such as Cambodia to provide the necessities of life. Your contribution will change the sad circumstances of so many people living in poverty.
Never underestimate the power of just one dollar!

Come on this journey with us. Together we can achieve greatness, together we can change lives that would otherwise be lived in truly terrible circumstances. 

https://www.buildingcommunitycambodia.org/ 

THANK YOU!

Donations

  • Mary Lou CRONIN 
    • $300 
    • 1 mo
  • Sabrina Stock 
    • $500 
    • 2 mos
  • Sean Ward 
    • $100 
    • 6 mos
  • Mary CRONIN 
    • $347 
    • 6 mos
  • Sara Thompson  
    • $20 
    • 6 mos
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Organizer

Carol Morrell 
Organizer
Penrith, NSW
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