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Silk for success

The Stung Treng Women’s Development Centre (SWDC) in remote Stung Treng province, northern Cambodia, guarantees employment opportunities for disadvantaged women.  It does this through providing 6 months of silk weaving training, with accommodation for the women and a nursery for their young children.  This NGO also provides social welfare support to the Stung Treng community, […]

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Ghanaian boy learning

A primary school and community adult education centre combined

PAAJAF are keen to establish a new primary school in Ghana, which will also serve as a community adult education centre.  This will give disadvantaged children much improved life chances, as existing schools are hugely overcrowded. PAAJAF recognise that the vulnerable women and children are often discriminated against and lack basic skills required to cope […]

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Women having literacy classes at Stung Treng Women's Development Centre, Cambodia

Literacy, healthcare and numeracy skills offered to women in rural Cambodia

Education in literacy, numeracy and healthcare (alongside vocational training) is offered by the Stung Treng Women’s Development Centre in remote Stung Treng province in Northern Cambodia. Following the National Policy to empower women, education is a prime area of need. Of the 37% of Cambodians who are illiterate. Around 49% of the total literate population in Cambodia has […]

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Family learning in Ghana

PAAJAF have developed family learning projects in Gbawe, Ghana. This town has high levels of adult illiteracy which is trapping families in extreme poverty, stopping them from being able to find jobs or even access crucial medical information. Longer term PAAJAF’s aim is to establish a new primary school which will also serve as a community adult education […]

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