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Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten – Rock ‘n Roll in Cambodia

Musicians who survived Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime reunited over a recent weekend in Cambodia, playing on stage again for fans old and new.  The open-air concert at Phnom Penh’s Chaktomuk Theatre followed a packed private screening of Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten, a documentary film about Cambodia’s rock ‘n’ roll scene from the 1960s.  Ten years […]

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silk weaver working

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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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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