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Education In Action – Toolbox Training At Siem Reap

  Friends-International believes in developing strong working relationships and partnerships within relevant sectors of all countries we work in. Our CYTI Alliance program not only fosters partnership and cooperation between NGO’s, but also between...

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20 Years Of Friends – Moments In Time #1

Reflections by Friends co-founder Mark Turgesen on one unforgettable evening in our 20 year history… with more to come! “Phnom Penh, Cambodia, August 4th, 1995 – Man Phally and the Mith Samlanh outreach team...

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Let The Children Play!

Innovation in play, and the great work done by our Drop-In teams! This update from the Thai/Cambodia border comes from Vuthy, Aranyaprathet Project Manager. “Peuan Peuan Aran Drop In Center is located right in...

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The BAML Amazing Race Bangkok – ChildSafe Style!

Corporate Social Responsibility is a bit of a ‘buzzword’ at the moment… it is vitally important of course that corporates do take responsibility for the social impact of their initiatives and we at Friends,...

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Bangkok, BAML & Beads – Building Futures On The 33rd Floor!

This from Thailand Program Director Ann on sharing Friends program approaches with our corporate sector partners… ‘Empowering communities – how rolling up paperbeads leads to better education for children in squatter communities! 15th May,...

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20 Years Ago…

Friends founder Sebastien Marot reflects on the Cambodia of 20 years ago, and his first day there… ‘20 years ago today (April 1st, 1994), I arrived in Cambodia. I had left Paris on a...

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Kok Chork Remedial Education Pilot Program In Siem Reap

Our Kaliyan Mith program in Siem Reap is spearheading a pilot program of remedial education support that operates within the Cambodian public school system. Center-based remedial education leading to reintegration into the public school...