Cambodia, Human and Hope Association

1,000 Hours of Education to Cambodian Children

In the first half of 2018, your purchases provided over 1,000 hours of education to Cambodian children living in poverty in Siem Reap. One of those children was Clay. Eight-year-old *Clay began studying in the preschool program at Human and Hope Association in 2015. Her father is a builder who would work far away from …

Human and Hope Association, Seamstress Story

Celebrating Five Years of a Life-Changing Sewing Program

Written by Sally Hetherington, former Operations Manager at Human and Hope Association. Originally posted on sallyhetherington.com.  From my initial days at Human and Hope Association, I had always planned to get a sewing program up and running. I knew that English classes weren’t for everyone, and for those villagers who were over eighteen and hadn’t …

Human and Hope Association, Seamstress Story

A success story of our graduate sewing student, Sampheas

Originally posted on Human and Hope Association. Sampheas stopped studying in grade 9 when she failed the exam. Then she just stayed home and looks after her sisters and brothers. When she was 18 she worked in a golf club as a Caddy, collecting golf ball. At the age of 20, she got married, but …

Human and Hope Association, Seamstress Story

Sewing Program 2017 Update

Throughout the year 2017, we are proud to witness the ongoing progress made by our Cambodian students who have demonstrated their enthusiasm and resilience as they take steps to breaking free of the poverty cycle. In closing this year, Human and Hope Association welcomed 12 bright students who have joined our Sewing Program. Five students …

Christmas

Empower a Cambodian Family this Christmas!

Christmas is fast approaching, and we have the perfect gifts for the person who has everything or is passionate about alleviating social injustices in the world! The gift of education ($10) – The Khmer language classes at Human and Hope Association began in 2014 when the staff noticed some children in their community were not enrolled …

Cambodia, Guest Post

Why Women’s Empowerment is So Important

Written by Savdy Doeung, Vocational Training Coordinator at Human and Hope Association In some societies, women are still discriminated on their gender. They are not given the same right as men. Women are still paid less, expected to cook, clean etc. Women are still strict by their culture and family. As women can’t go out …

Fashion

5 Ways to Brighten Up Your Wardrobe This Spring

From the blooming of flowers to the longer duration days, spring has been a constant favourite for many people out there. As spring time approaches us all, many join in upon bidding their goodbyes to winter clothes and saying hello to funky and fashionable spring attire. Spring has always been considered a fun season due …