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CCF spinning dreams for Phnom Penh’s down-and-out

Publication date 31 March 2020 | 00:09 | ICT

Inside a Prek Toal community home located in the area of a former landfill in Phnom Penh’s Stung Meanchey commune, Ly Vannak was diligently cutting and sewing fabric.

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    Publication date 24 March 2020 | 01:05 | ICT

    IN 2010, Solida Seng attended a get-together at a beer garden and witnessed an unpleasant scene she’d likely never forget. Her male colleagues invited a group of the bar’s women staff over and began groping them without consent.

  • NGO gives free soap to aid Covid-19 fight

    Publication date 17 March 2020 | 00:20 | ICT

    To aid the fight against Covid-19, Siem Reap-based Eco-Soap Bank (ESB), a non-profit organisation which is on a mission to provide soap to as many children as possible, last month gave out over 6,500 bars of soap to 80 organisations

  • Improving the lives of poor children with free education

    Publication date 10 March 2020 | 01:13 | ICT

    Having chosen not to stand idle as the development of the country becomes increasingly reliant on foreign investment, Pot Sophal established an organisation in Tbong Khmum province that provides free education to disadvantaged child

  • Scavengers gifted carts to improve livelihoods

    Publication date 02 March 2020 | 22:29 | ICT

    A vital part of the Kingdom’s recycling efforts, a group of scavengers lined the riverside in Phnom Penh last week to accept new carts to collect their cans and bottles, a project carried out by two foreigners and partially funded b

  • Open Studio Cambodia: Supporting local artists through tours

    Publication date 17 February 2020 | 22:17 | ICT

    Ethical travel doesn’t have to be just about supporting the work of NGOs or charities through donations. It can also be about supporting local artists.

  • Bambu Stage brings shadow puppetry to life in Siem Reap

    Publication date 03 February 2020 | 22:11 | ICT

    Fifteen years ago, Nick Coffill and Jon De Rule visited Siem Reap to explore business opportunities. They ended up falling in love with shadow puppetry – one of Cambodia’s most beloved art forms.

  • Cambodian Children’s Fund offers grants to back local artistic ventures

    Publication date 27 January 2020 | 21:43 | ICT

    The Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) rolled out its second year of giving grants aimed at developing talent under its Cambodian Arts Training Awards: Launching Innovation, Style and Talent (Cata:list).

  • Kep Gardens Association: Planting seeds of knowledge in Cambodia

    Publication date 20 January 2020 | 22:02 | ICT

    Australian couple Andrew and Janine Judd came to Cambodia on holiday in 2006.

  • Pride amid prejudice: Dance promotes respect, inclusivity

    Publication date 13 January 2020 | 21:38 | ICT

    In December last year, members of Cambodia’s first gay Apsara dance company, Prumsodun Ok and Natyarasa, swayed gracefully to traditional music as they performed the Prayer to the Earth Goddess on a small stage at the capit

  • Cultural Institute celebrates the Kingdom’s artistic revival

    Publication date 06 January 2020 | 21:20 | ICT

    Traditional Khmer dancing, yike opera, mohori music, and Cambodia’s ancient art of puppetry – these were only some of the captivating performances featured last December during the commemoration of the Khmer Cultural Development Ins