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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
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 LaValla Village project will offer children and young adults with physical disabilities accommodation whilst they undertake secondary education beyond LaValla School. The construction of 8 student […]
Opening educational opportunities for children in rural villages
The Hostel is situated next to the secondary school in Pailin and provides residential accommodation for up to 68 students from poor, rural families who are presently deprived of a secondary education because of the remoteness of their village. These children typically come from subsistence farming families and cannot afford the necessary transport expenses for their children to travel the […]
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 […]