Category: News From Our Programs

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Rebuilding Sanna’s life

In January 2020, Sanna’s house burnt down in the fire that destroyed hundreds of homes in Bak Touk’s district in the north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Today, Sanna has rebounded from adversity and is...

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#GivingTuesdayNow: Together We Save Lives

Giving Tuesday is a day to celebrate global solidarity and harness the power of generosity. This year the world celebrates Giving Tuesday Now on May 5th to unite together once again and support those...

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Together, Tackling a Crisis – COVID-19

As the world rallies together to face the global COVID-19 pandemic, never has a sense of emergency and solidarity seemed more important. At Friends-International we are on the frontline, providing emergency support and saving...

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Do good on lockdown

If you are stuck at home, on lockdown and don’t know what to do when work is done for the day, we have something for you! Take some time out and support the most...

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ChildSafe Alliance In Action!

ChildSafe Alliance is a global network of NGO partners dedicated to the protection and welfare of children. The recent case of a Cambodian teenager missing for almost two weeks before being found safe and...

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Protecting Sheltered Lives

‘Protecting sheltered lives’ may at first glance seem a strange, even contradictory statement. However, the ‘sheltered lives’ we refer to are young people who are placed into the protection of government run shelters in...

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Dreaming big and achieving dreams

Wow! Our latest ‘Dreams by Moms’ campaign got a lot of interest and raised $30,000! That’s twice as much as what we were hoping for and will make a tremendous difference for many mothers...

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Together Into The Future, Building Futures!

We began our 25th Anniversary celebrations in August 2019. 25 years of finding effective and meaningful ways of ‘Together, building futures’ for the many children, youth, families and communities we call our friends. As...

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Kolab’s Dream of Education

To end 2019 we are sharing the dreams that mothers have for their children. Many of the mother’s we support lack the resources and capabilities to provide the lives they wish for their children....

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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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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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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,...