Tagged: Sebastien Marot

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Laos Program Success Continues

The Peuan Mit program of Friends-International was launched back in 2004. It is a collaboration with the Lao PDR Ministry of Social Welfare, and it provides a comprehensive range of services to children, youth and their families...

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New Year News (And More) From Laos

It’s been a busy few weeks for our program in Lao PDR, Peuan Mit. New Year celebrations have been in full swing, but before they got underway there was some important work to complete...

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Friends-International 3PC Program Review & Looking To The Future!

On February 12th 2015 representatives from the Cambodian Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY) met with partner NGO’s from the Friends-International (FI) initiative 3PC (Partnership Program for the Protection of Children...

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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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A Week Of Sharing (and more!) At Friends

This week has seen Friends Board Members, Program Directors, International Coordinators, managers and staff from across the world gathering together in Phnom Penh at the FI HQ building for our annual sharing meeting. This...

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18 Years with Friends – Oum Mean.

As Friends turns 18 years old today, we join our longest serving staff members who share their memories of joining and working with us over the years… living examples of the truth behind our...

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Sebastien Drops In

A blog post from Friends-International Executive Director and Founder Sebastien Marot, in Phnom Penh. ‘Today I went with Phally (Mith Samlanh’s Program Coordinator) to visit a few of our Drop-In Centers in Phnom Penh...

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‘A change is gonna come…’

To paraphrase the great Sam Cooke, ‘it’s been a long time coming, but a change is gonna come…’ On Wednesday 8th February in Phnom Penh the Cambodian Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth...

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Friends is one of Top 100 NGO’s in the World!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Friends-International been selected as one of the Top 100 NGO’s in the World by prestigious international publication The Global Journal! This accolade is a truly tremendous achievement...

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Friends-International MOU Signing Ceremony

On August 18, 2011 the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSAVY), renewed its memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Friends-International, allowing us to work in Cambodia for the next three years. In...

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Siem Reap dump-site project

I have recently returned from a quick trip to Siem Reap and our project on the dump site in the city. With the support of SK Dreams and Hina Foundation, the project is now...

Alter-Entrepreneurs at Davos

Alter-Entrepreneurs at Davos

Friends-International founder Sebastien Marot has recently returned from Davos. The attached article, originally in French, introduces many Social Entrepreneurs including Sebastien. It explains in some detail how Davos allows “Alter-Entrepreneurs” direct access to multinationals,...

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Friends Building “No Future”

From: Sebastien Banda Aceh, Indonesia Tamo and I arrived in Aceh and went straight to the office to meet the team. The first thing we saw was our Mobile Center: it is entirely tagged...