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With your support, we are working together with Cambodians to restore access to education for all young people and enhance their capacity to transform their lives.
Marists in Cambodia
Supporting education, livelihood and dignity of children with disabilities
The greatest impediment to the lives of young people with disabilities is social isolation. They are ‘disabled’ from participating fully and equally in community life because of the stigma of bad karma. Most Cambodians are Buddhists, so they believe that if a person is disabled it’s because they are being punished for bad actions in their previous life. In 1998 […]
Not just a home, but an opportunity for life.
People with disabilities are one of the most vulnerable groups in Cambodia. Stigmatised by society, many live in extreme poverty without the means to improve their living conditions or attain their educational goals. The Community Village builds on two other Marist projects, the LaValla School (primary) and the Inclusive Education Program, by providing purpose built accommodation for young people with […]
Opening educational opportunities for children in rural villages
The Marist Brothers are building a hostel for children and youth from rural communities in Pailin, Cambodia. The Hostel is situated next to the secondary school in Pailin and will provide residential accommodation for up to 140 students from poor, rural families who are presently deprived of a secondary education because of the remoteness of their village. These children typically […]
Promoting health education and empowering the community
Access to healthcare is a basic human right, yet limited knowledge of health, hygiene practices, nutrition and diet in conjunction with lack of facilities, roads and transport mean that the people of Pailin Province, Cambodia, are denied this entitlement. Villagers frequently experience acute cases of dengue fever, malaria, malnutrition, infected wounds and abdominal parasites but do not have the means […]