Help with an NGO in Cambodia
Our agency strives to create a bright and better future for under-privileged Cambodian children. A registered non-profit organization founded in August 2010 by Mr. Jason (Chanthou Han) after his long career working with various orphanages, and local and international organizations in Cambodia. Mr. Jason founded the agency with a group of volunteers from other local and international organizations. The Agency was given approval by the Royal Government of Cambodia to organize and facilitate activities in line with its mission, vision and goals.
Our mission strives to break the cycle of poverty by empowering women, children and the community through access to education and subsequent sustainable employment opportunities. Hope Agency strives to create a bright and better future for these disadvantaged people.
Our vision is to help under-privileged Cambodian children reach their full potential and to create sustainable living conditions by providing education, nourishment, a stable home environment, healthcare and training skills.
Type of helpGardening,
We have formed a strong and respectful relationship with villagers and authorities at all levels in the communities it has been assisting for the past year, providing an open forum for raising awareness on delicate matters such as HIV/AIDS. Our agency will additionally conduct regular Human Rights workshops in which it will encourage the families of the children, and community members to join in learning about the value of education, alternatives to child labor, the importance of non-violence, and community solidarity and development. Education campaigns are being/will be integrated with the workshops that will target both men and women in the communities.
We are committed to protecting the under-privileged Cambodian children by providing the basic human rights of education, a stable environment, healthcare and training skills. Our agency therefore seeks to improve the social-economic status of disadvantaged rural communities in Cambodia through integrative social-economic rehabilitation programs and the creation of educational and employment opportunities, in order to build a strong community for a better sustainable future.
Our agency empowers its children to become self-reliant members of the community who can participate in community meetings and assist in community development. Ultimately, Our agency is setting a precedent concerning the value of education in the community by serving as a model of the direct relationship between increasing education and decreasing child labor and abuse, increasing quality of living, and sustainable employment opportunities. We intend to expand to accommodate all of the children in need of its services in Cambodia
What else ...
Raising animals is the primary source of income for Cambodian people living in rural areas and it would be a good business for people who own a couple hectares of land. People are then able to make an income to support basic living conditions/costs, such as educational supplies, clothes, maintenance costs and daily expenses. Our agency intends to support the Animal Husbandry Project at the Center. Our Center is located on a hill which provides a suitable environment for grazing cows. Paths are connected to the other public roads. A pond was dug in 2010 for the water supply in and around the Center. Grass and trees grow all year round. It is believed that raising these animals will generate enough money to sustainably run the Center.
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