Food and Education for Cambodian Orphans



Cambodian Children's House of Peace (CCHP) is a Local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) registered with the Royal Government of Cambodia No. 294/SorChorNor, dated 12 December 2008. CCHP is a residential home for 30 children between the ages of 6-18, and provides shelter, food, clothing, school and English language education, computer training, health care, recreation, arts, meditation and most other things that children need to grow and develop into productive citizens of their country.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Our children are from poor rural backgrounds. Most are orphans or have lost one parent. Their extended families have an average of $10 a month to support their entire family so can't afford to educate the children. Children and adults suffer from malnutrition and associated health problems. Malnourished, sick children can't learn properly. We take in such children provide them with good housing, education, medical and dental treatment and a nutritious diet in a happy and safe environment.

How will this project solve this problem?

Then only way out of this spiral of poverty is education. When children come to CCHP they are immediately given medical and dental treatment. We provide them with a healthy nutritious diet. One of our children has a residual digestive abnormality requiring a special diet. As soon as each child is fit enough they are enrolled in school which necessitates kitting them out with school supplies and uniforms. We are dedicated to educating our children. We also provide extra daily lessons at the Home

Potential Long Term Impact

Education is the way out of poverty. The Cambodian Children's House of Peace will educate these children and give them a better, healthier and happier future which they will use to nurture their children as well as looking after any surviving members of the previous generation. We empower them to be better equipped to care for their own, as well as to earn money, in order for them to look after their extended family when the time come.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: £19,365

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled £19,365 .  The original project funding goal was £18,621.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).


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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Sathya Hem

Siem Reap, Siem Reap Cambodia

Where is this project located?

Map of Food and Education for Cambodian Orphans