Khmer Akphiwat Khmer Organization (KAKO) works in many rural communities in Siem Reap province. For over a decade, their small and dedicated staff have been committed to providing opportunities, education, health care and sanitation to thousands of impoverished Cambodians.
In previous years, we had been separately supporting administrative costs in each individual project. Beginning in 2017, we began providing overall administrative support, thus providing stability and financial security to their operations.
60 scholarship students - some of the poorest children in Siem Reap province - would have lost their chance to go to school because they lost their funding. We were able to guarantee the continuation of their education. Full Details
In remote villages surrounding Siem Reap we are expanding educational opportunities available to preschoolers, preparing them for primary school and providing the chance to be a "child" instead of falling behind their peers. Full Details
A secondary school scholarship programme that gives students from underprivileged backgrounds the opportunity to complete their education, and open the door to better-paying jobs that would have previously been harder – if not impossible – to qualify for. Full Details
In seven remote villages in Siem Reap province, libraries have been established to help the adults and children practice their reading and writing skills. The libraries provide books, magazines and daily newspapers to help the people stay informed. Full Details
Stung Preah Srok Preschool in Siem Reap Province suffered a decline in the quality of the services provided to its students. We helped by funding teacher trainings, the reintroduction of basic healthcare and nutritional supplements and an extra class to end overcrowding. Full Details
Because of the extent of our support to KAKO, we have taken on the overall administrative support of their operations. KAKO provides education, health care, sanitation and much more to thousands of some of rural Cambodians. We are happy to provide this support to KAKO so they do not have financial instability. Full Details
An ongoing project that focuses on building toilets and improving the sanitation conditions in poor, remote villages surrounding Siem Reap. Full Details
The university scholarship programme supports secondary school scholarship students who want to continue with their studies after graduation. The programme covers the costs of school tuition, school uniforms, stationery, textbooks and food. Full Details