They have dreamt of building a permanent, concrete home on the plot of land next to their temporary home that their family can live in for generations. This would not only provide them with comfort and safety, but would allow them to have a much more self sustaining lifestyle with the ability to open up a shop in the front of their home (a very common sight in Cambodia) and sell to the local people of their small, but populated neighborhood. After construction they will be able to grow vegetables on the land as well. It would mean the absolute world to this family if anyone helped them get closer to their goals.
In 2016, we raised about $2,500 of our $8,000 goal. The funds were spent on medical bills, building supplies (stones, sand, concrete, and transport of materials), and debt payment. As I am back in the country a year later, I am so excited to start up a new, better fundraiser for this incredible family. We truly appreciate every dollar, and each donation goes a long way here in Cambodia.
The funds will go directly to building materials and construction, and will also help contribute to school fees for Kai, age 6, and her older sister Koit, age 9.
Koit, age 9
Kai, age 6
Ounnin, age 3
Kim, age 1
Tuon Ei, born October 25, 2017.
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