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“We have a vibrant learning environment at Anjali House thanks to the volunteers from around the world who bring the best of their individual cultures and skills. For the students at Anjali House, many of whom have never travelled outside Siem Reap, this is a great way to get worldly wise.” – Sue Guiney

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Communications and Fundraising Manager: Call for Applications

Communications and Fundraising Manager: Call for Applications

  Anjali House Mission By providing experiential learning, supplementary skills training, and scholarships, we support our children and their community to commit to education and make positive decisions about their futures.   About Anjali House Anjali is a community learning center in Siem Reap, Cambodia, that serves over 200 students and their families through our Young Explorers, Future Leaders, and Active Communities programs. Our vision is that students from low-income families are empowered to access higher education and become leaders in our community. We believe that no child should be forced to beg or work, and that they have the right to enjoy their childhood – to learn, play, make friends, and grow in a safe and happy environment. These… Read more

How is Anjali handling COVID-19?

How is Anjali handling COVID-19?

SITUATION IN CAMBODIA (updated May 12th) The disease Cambodia has detected zero new COVID-19 cases in 33 days. The total number of cases reported to date, from the first case reported on January 27th at Sihanoukville to the last reported case on April 12 in Phnom Penh, remains at 122. 121 of these people have recovered. There are still one COVID-19 positive patients undergoing hospitalization and treatment in Phnom Penh. Schools remain closed. According to a government communiqué, they may reopen in November 2020, or earlier if the situation improves. The effects While reported cases in Cambodia have remained low, the country has been deeply impacted by other effects of the pandemic. Containment, border closures, and the halt in tourism have forced… Read more

Meet some of Anjali’s heroines

Meet some of Anjali’s heroines

At Anjali, we support women and girls to reach their goals. One way we do this is through hiring and training women staff. Our team includes six women who are dedicated to the education of our young students. Let’s meet them! Simon is our executive director. Before she came to Anjali, she was a teacher at different schools and NGOs while she trained to work in hospitality. “When I started to work at Anjali, I fell in love with the work I was doing. I had a very good connection with the children and the parents. With my work, I feel very useful, and I could see the change in our children and families - they were more confident.” After… Read more

Advancing gender equality

Advancing gender equality

During the last decade, Cambodia has made a lot of progress on gender equality. From 2009 to 2018, the government passed a series of laws and measures to increase gender equality as part of its Gender Mainstream Strategic Plan and its Strategy for Gender Equity in TVET. These laws helped promote gender equality in education and vocational training. They helped women find job opportunities, and encouraged better social attitudes and favorable conditions for women’s participation in all working sectors.  To continue this undeniable progress, Cambodia must continue to work toward gender equality. Women are still underrepresented in politics and public decision making, higher education, and certain work sectors. According to a 2011 study by USAID, girls still have a higher… Read more