$type=grid$count=4$meta=0$snip=0$rm=0$show=home

Cambodia: Snapshots of Hope

Parents bring their children to Child Clubs to supplement their education.

Healed, thriving, and abundant communities living in harmony

Cambodia is situated in Southeast Asia and has a rich culture that dates back thousands of years. Cambodia gained its independence from France in 1953, and for nearly 20 years, the country thrived. From the late 1960s to the early 1990s, Cambodia suffered political upheaval, an extended period of civil war, and genocide. While the past two decades of economic development have resulted in a significant reduction in poverty, there is still much to be healed, especially in rural areas. FH Canada partners with FH Cambodia in 35 communities in the northern provinces of Siem Reap and Oddar Meanchey. Together, they cast an ambitious vision for their future—"Healed, thriving, and abundant communities living in harmony."

Mrs. Soron Chhuoy and Mrs. Sambean Chruok show off the cucumbers they have grown after implementing Thrive For Good's gardening techniques.

Thrive for Good

During the pandemic, the FH Cambodia team had to get creative to train community members in climate smart agriculture. FH decided to partner with Thrive for Good, a Canadian-based organization, to pilot an online training for increasing a garden's impact. Kim, the matriarch of her large family, and her children stepped forward to learn how they could get higher yields and more nutrition. The family now grows cucumbers, eggplants, chilis, long beans, and more! They even have a frog farm! They're able to eat their produce and sell the surplus, increasing their food security and income.

"I've grown more crops for my family's daily consumption and that has made my family healthier and is no longer getting sick." - Chhom, farmer

Frog farming provides supplemental income to farmers.


A group of farmers who learned new gardening techniques from Thrive For Good.

Child Clubs

"I believe that our future hope is within our next generation who will be able to finish their studies and have a good job to support their family." - Tun, Education Volunteer

When FH Cambodia begins working in a community they meet with leaders to talk about the benefits of Child Clubs—a space for primary students to receive extra classes and support. Ultimately, the decision is up to the community leaders who, if they find value in the idea, find the land, create a building, and include the community in making the space feel beautiful and welcoming. The clubs are run by FH-trained volunteer teachers and youth who are encouraged to be positive role models for younger children. There are now 39 Child Clubs in the 35 communities where FH Cambodia works!



Children in Cambodia ride their bikes to and from school.

Students of Chhouk Sar Primary School learn where Canada is on the globe.

Join FH Cambodia as they continue this transformational work! Help them build a strong community by sponsoring a child. Visit fhcanada.org/sponsorship.



Written by Jenny Gutzmann and Mark Stewart, Photographs by Jenny Gutzmann

GET POSTS LIKE THIS IN YOUR INBOX!

Name

advent,2,Africa,17,agriculture,14,Annual Report,4,Artex Barn,1,Artist,11,AWANA,1,Bangladesh,55,Bootcamp,1,Breastfeeding,1,Burundi,58,Business,5,Cambodia,78,Canada,106,ChildSponsorship,69,Christian,2,Christmas,7,CleanWater,1,Coffee,2,COVID19,11,CreationCare,3,development,3,diary cow,3,disability,1,divorce,1,EarthDay,1,Easter,7,Education,66,Emergency Relief,58,Empowerment,1,Environment,11,Equity,1,Ethiopia,84,Events,3,Expand Hope,1,extremism,1,Family,4,Father'sDay,1,Feed Kids,23,FeedingFamilies,9,Food Security,26,FoodFarming,109,fuel efficient stove,1,garden pack,1,Gift Guide,54,graduation,2,Guatemala,97,Haiti,41,Halloween,1,HealthNutrition,110,HopeNotes,161,hospitality,2,Hunger,13,husband,1,Impact,5,ImpactPartner,9,incomegeneration,2,instagram,1,International Day of Happiness,1,International Women's Day,1,Iraq,1,justice,1,laughter,2,Leadership,32,Learn,6,Legacy,2,Livelihood,80,Love,1,Malaria,1,marriage,2,Medical,23,menstrual hygiene day,1,MentalHealth,1,microcredit,2,microloans,2,Moms,9,Mother's Day,1,Mozambique,1,Opinion,86,Over 1000 views,35,Over 800 views,15,Partnership,69,Peace,1,period,1,Peru,7,Philippines,20,photography,2,pig,1,podcast,2,Poverty,26,President,2,Recipe,18,Recipes,17,refugees,7,Resources,4,RioAzul,1,Rohingya,4,run for water,3,Rwanda,41,sanitation,2,Savings,10,Soup Campaign,9,Soup Campaign 2015,2,South Africa,1,South Sudan,2,Syria,4,terrorism,1,thanksgiving,5,Tigray,1,toilet,2,tools,1,tourism,1,Uganda,63,Valentine's Day,1,veggies,2,Videos,30,WASH,1,Water,42,wife,1,WomenGirls,80,world toilet day,3,Yemen,1,
ltr
item
Food for the Hungry: Cambodia: Snapshots of Hope
Cambodia: Snapshots of Hope
Want to see "healed, thriving, and abudnant communities living in harmony"? Check out this Cambodia photo essay and join in the joy of their journey.
https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEhYxEfLByvLtqe_igrBeOUjiNfGUKCJvohJ6dL_B1cQ4jbLiYuOppCIUD9zYiDDfN8zHfmsrVq55E00Pif-m_4UYI8sIXsVKzwA03akPkemsszO7RhQha1ZY0yaSnKhCggvp6N0EeJEwccRa1WNWcbPdtbT98CS72vKJk-nfU37T7VXQnHINBifNSkewg/s16000/snapshots%20of%20hope%20header.jpg
https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/img/b/R29vZ2xl/AVvXsEhYxEfLByvLtqe_igrBeOUjiNfGUKCJvohJ6dL_B1cQ4jbLiYuOppCIUD9zYiDDfN8zHfmsrVq55E00Pif-m_4UYI8sIXsVKzwA03akPkemsszO7RhQha1ZY0yaSnKhCggvp6N0EeJEwccRa1WNWcbPdtbT98CS72vKJk-nfU37T7VXQnHINBifNSkewg/s72-c/snapshots%20of%20hope%20header.jpg
Food for the Hungry
https://blog.fhcanada.org/2023/06/cambodia-snapshots-of-hope.html
https://blog.fhcanada.org/
https://blog.fhcanada.org/
https://blog.fhcanada.org/2023/06/cambodia-snapshots-of-hope.html
true
6831483658384501334
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Read More Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share. STEP 2: Click the link you shared to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy