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Youth

Small Adjustments bring about Big Change in Child Well-being

Sokha is a 17-month-old baby girl from Svay Leu district, Siem Reap province. She used to be pale, malnourished, and underweight. Born weighing 2.9 kg at the Svay Leu health centre, Sokha was just as healthy as the average newborn. Unfortunately, Sokha did not get breast milk from day one since her young mother Chanty […]

Youth

Skills and confidence help Panha follow his creative dream

Eighteen-year-old Panha is in Year 12, and is an active youth club leader in Ponhea Leu, Kandal Province. He describes a major childhood accident with sadness. “When I was five years old, I had a traffic accident when I tried to cross the road and a car crashed into me. The doctor told my family […]

Youth

Latrine is the Reason

“Once, I suffered from bloody diarrhea for three days and three nights in a row. I was eleven then and was extremely scared that I will die and leave my mother forever,” says Sophea, a 14-year-old from Svay Chek district, rural Banteay Meanchey province in northern Cambodia. Sophea lives with her mother and her 11-month-old brother […]

Youth

Girl with Hope

Sreyni, 21, migrated to Phnom Phenh with her parents when she was 2 years old. Her parents initially bought a cheap house on the water canal. But, due to the long distances they had to travel from their house to sell food in the city, her parents made the decision to move their family of […]

Our Areas of Focus

In Cambodia, World Vision is working in 36 districts across 9 provinces and Phnom Penh city, implementing health and nutrition, education and life skills, child protection and youth projects benefiting 2.7 million children every year.