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Youth

Malnutrition and Breast-milk Substitutes: A Threat to Cambodia’s Health and Economic Growth

Although proper nutrition during the first 1,000 days of a child’s life is essential for survival as well as overall health and wellbeing, malnutrition remains a serious problem for children in the developing world. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that under-nutrition is believed to be associated with approximately 2.7 million child deaths each year […]

Youth

Empty Promises Turned Into New Hopes and Dreams

Samnang, 29, lives with a widowed mother and four siblings. They made a living by working on their rice field at Srey Snorm district in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia. Being the eldest, Samnang had to work harder to support his family. His daily income was not enough to feed everyone well. One day, Samnang was […]

Youth

Taking a Different Path to Chase the Same Dream

A pair of hands are busy with styling hair and applying makeup for customers at a tiny local beauty store, located on a crowded narrow street in the outskirts of Phnom Penh. Sreynath, a 22-year-old youth, smiles with satisfaction. She had dreamt of becoming a hairdresser since she was very young. Sreynath’s family lives near […]

Youth

Upscaling Productivity through Upskilling

Phet, 43, is a farmer in a rural settlement of northern Kulen District, in Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia. He lives with his wife and three daughters. Like all parents, Phet and his wife want to provide for their children and see to it that they have opportunities to succeed. They have tried to increase their […]

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