Author: Friends-International

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Make This Your Moment To Act

Giving to an organization is a great opportunity to support those in need, contributing to a good cause helps us to feel like an active member of our global community. Here at Friends, we...

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25 Years Of Building Futures – Part Two

In part one of this look at the origins of Friends-International (FI) we heard how they began building futures with the street children of Phnom Penh. We left the story as the original group...

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Friends-International – 25 Years of Building Futures!

Today is a landmark day for us all at Friends-International as we mark the 25th Anniversary of the launch of Friends. We’ll be celebrating that anniversary across our programs throughout the coming months, and...

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Return of the (mini) Makphet

Building futures for young people across Southeast Asia is at the core of what we do and who we are. Many of our students choose to learn skills in cooking and knowledge of the...

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Unlocking the Future

Young people are faced with more challenges than ever in getting a job that offers security, a decent income and a positive future career. This is even truer in some developing countries. In Cambodia,...

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#UnlimitedCreativity Unleashed in Cambodia!

What happens when you mix 25 years of ground breaking social innovation with young Cambodian cultural creatives in a unique public space in the very heart of Phnom Penh? The answer is Friends Futures...

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Training the new generation of mechanics in Vientiane

Back to 2006. Vientiane, capital of Laos has the greatest concentration of urban poverty in the country, with little or no access to basic rights for the most marginalized people. With limited skills and...

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Together For Employment!

Preparing for the future Looking for the right kind of employment to suit their skills and abilities can be intimidating for many young people. They can be unsure of what training or other opportunities...

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Ending Unsafe Migration

No choice but to go? Human beings have always migrated. Conflict, natural disaster, even politics play a role in forcing people to move, and often they have no choice but to do so. However,...

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Wat Thai – A Study In Protection

Friends-International Thailand (FITH) has been working in the Wat Thai and Rong Wai communities of Bangkok for many years now. Most of the children from these communities, where many families and their children lack...

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At Risk of Becoming a School Drop Out at 12!

12 year old Sinoun* was in very real danger of dropping out of school completely when the #everydayheroes of our social work team met her. Life was proving to be extremely challenging as she...

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Life on a dumpsite

About 30 kilometers south of Vientiane lies a huge dumpsite: the city landfill. Impossible to miss when driving on Road 13: trash as far as the eyes can see, mountains of garbage piling up...

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A new life for Keo

Keo* is originally from a small Hmong community in Luang Prabang province, Laos. He used to live with his parents, his brother and five sisters. His father is growing rice in the land next...

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New year resolution: why not #RunWithFriends in 2019?

On 2nd December 2018, more than 160 supporters of Friends gathered in Siem Reap, Cambodia to run the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon. Many others sponsored our runners who raised over $30,000 to support...

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Futures Now!

2019 is a very important year indeed for Friends-International. August will mark 25 years since the launch of the very first Friends program, Mith Samlanh, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 25 years on, and that...