Posts made in March, 2017


Parents came to participate in a workshop about domestic violence in March.  In a society where people are embarrassed to talk about their problems, the women often take the blame if their issues come to light. Mom Phlan, Anjali House Social worker, explains why the workshop wants to break the taboo. Read the interview. What is the workshop about? In a society where people are embarrassed to talk about their problems, the women...

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At Anjali House, we provide unlimited drinking water and 2 nutritious meals a day. Giving a decent meal to our 120 students is an essential part of our basic care program and most of the time, a privilege the children would not otherwise benefit from if they did not attend the school. Who is behind the scene? Portrait of Prom Thorn, Anjali house cook. Prom Thorn is a typical Khmer woman. She is dressed in a turtle neck, a blouse and...

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Anjali House has upgraded its garden project with the extension of a 1,000 square meter back area. The land that was hidden by over growth has been cleared and our students have already planted vegetables including long beans, winter melon, eggplants and tomatoes.  The objectives: teach gardening to the students and a sustainable food source for the meals we serve them. Read about the expected impact of the garden project ...

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Last February, our students attended the 7th “Writing Through” workshop. These workshops allow the students to express themselves – in English – and build their confidence through creative writing in the form of short stories and poems.  The workshop’s topic was “Bridges”.    Sue Guiney, founding Director of Writing Through, writes “This year, I brought to them the theme of Bridges. These kids live in a city...

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We want to give our young adults as much information as possible about career orientation. The beginning of their professional life is around the corner and we want to encourage our students to think about their future, explore possible career options and understand the world of work. This month, they visited Sala Bai, a vocational training center for the hospitality industry,  and Pactics, a local factory. Read their...

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