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Transforming Dreams into Futures

This festive season, we are celebrating the hopes and dreams that mothers have for their children. Over the next month ‘Dreams by Moms’ will highlight the different wishes that the mother’s we work with...

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#CRC 30 – Child Rights and Friends-International!

Friends-International Executive Director Sebastien Marot is currently in Geneva, Switzerland at the invitation of UN Geneva and Friends Suisse attending a three-day conference on child rights which ends with a celebration of the progress...

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Migration: Risking Everything for a Better Future

As more than 258 million people now live outside of the country that they were born in, it is no surprise that migration has dominated headlines for over a decade. Although recent months have...

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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...