Cambodia

A Better Future for Street Children and Families

Organization: M'lop Tapangmlop tapang
Project:  A Better Future for Street Children and Families
Location: Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Target group: Street children, Families at risk, , Children in alternative care

M'lop Tapangs direct services reach 3 000 street children and their families annually. It includes outreach work with local poor families and children, reintegration to families, into education and job placement and support for drug using youth.

Read more: http://www.mloptapang.org/

Contact person at Childhood:
Joel Borgström
joel.borgstrom@childhood.org

Family Reintegration and Family Support

Organization: Friends International, Kalyan Mith programkaliyan mith
Project: Family Reintegration and Family Support
Location: Siem Rep, Cambodia
Target group: Families at risk, Street children, , Children in alternative care 

Kalyan Mith provides support to marginalized children and young people, with a particular focus on street children/youth, by offering a range of comprehensive services including a transitional home, family reintegration and development of family based alternative care.

Read more: http://www.friends-international.org/

Contact person at Childhood:
Joel Borgström
joel.borgstrom@childhood.org

Vulnerable and Trafficked Children

Organization: Komar Rikreaykomar 300
Project: Vulnerable and Trafficked Children
Location: Battambang, Cambodia
Target group: , Street children, Children victims of abuse, Children in alternative care

Komar Rikreay is operating a short shelter for children who are victims of trafficking. The goal is to reintegrate the children into their family or into a family setting, and to support the family to guarantee the sustainability of the efforts.

Read more: http://komarrikreay.canalblog.com/

Contact person at Childhood:
Joel Borgström
joel.borgstrom@childhood.org

Early Childhood Development

Organization: Mith Samlanhmithsamlanh
Project: Early Childhood Development
Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Target group: Families at risk, Street children, , Children in alternative care

Mith Samlanh provides a continuum of care for street children and their families. It includes outreach, run drop in centres and transitional homes, non-formal and vocational training and reintegration into the formal school system, culture programs, drug prevention etc. Mith Samlanhs daily outreach activities reach 1800 street children every year.

Read morehttp://www.mithsamlanh.org/

Contact person at Childhood:
Joel Borgström
joel.borgstrom@childhood.org

Sexual abuse prevention in Siem Reap

 

Organization: First Stepfirst step
Project:
Sexual abuse prevention in Siem Reap 2014
Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Target group: Children victims of abuse

The project targets child victims of sexual abuse with a particular focus on boys and young men. First Step will in the first phase establish its unique knowledge and support services in Siem Reap by co-working cases with social workers in other organisations/agencies, providing specialized crisis interventions as well as increasing awareness about sexual abuse and exploitation. First Step will also engage with children and adolescents displaying sexually harmful behavior by assessments, counseling and guidance for family members.

Read more: http://www.first-step-cambodia.org/

Contact person at Childhood:
Joel Borgström
joel.borgstrom@childhood.org

Social work unit at Angkor Hospital for Children

 

Organization: Angkor Hospital for Childrenangkor
Project: Social work unit at AHC 2014
Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Target group: Children victims of abuse

The social work unit at the Angkor Hospital for Children is the first of its kind in Cambodia. Providing psychosocial support and handling crisis situations at the hospital they have already after two years of operation proved the added value of having social work staff in hospitals. Childhood support goes towards identifying abuse cases, tracing the families of abandoned babies and ‘translating’ and explaining medical diagnosis and treatments as well as assessing support needs when parents need to travel from remote areas to visit or bring their child to the hospital.

Read more: http://angkorhospital.org/

Contact person at Childhood:
Joel Borgström
joel.borgstrom@childhood.org

This Life Beyond Bars

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Organization: This Life Cambodia
 
Project: This Life Beyond Bars
Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Target group: Children victims of abuse, families at risk
 

Targeting two main groups of at-risk children and families: 1) children in prison and 2) families with one or more caregivers in prison. This Life Cambodia provides vocational training (moto-mechanic and electronics) and personal development sessions for children in prison. This Life Cambodia also facilitate regular visits from family members and provide post-release support. Families with one or more caregivers in prison are supported with improved income generation, education allowances, case management and health care. Visitation to a parent in prison is facilitated to promote sustained bonds and prepare for reunification following release.

Read more: http://www.thislifecambodia.org/

 

Contact person at Childhood:
Joel Borgström
joel.borgstrom@childhood.org