Category: Friends-International

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Bordering On Crisis – Migrants At Risk

The enforcement of a new Royal Decree cracking down on illegal migrant workers in Thailand has resulted in increasing pressure on 3PC partners within the last two weeks who work with migrants at the...

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Yoga Reaps Rewards For Youth!

Yoga is of course a set of methods which promote the mental, physical and spiritual well-being of individuals, so there would seem to be a strong relationship between the discipline of Yoga and the...

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2016 – Reviewing A Year With Friends

    Dear friends of Friends Please join us in looking back at just a very few of the highlights of twelve months during 2016, saving lives and building futures! JANUARY – ChildSafe is a runner-up...

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Chenda Builds A Future Thanks To Friends

“Some days are so difficult. But when I just don’t think I can survive, I wait by the side of the road. After 10 minutes, I see a Friends Social worker drive past, without fail....

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ChildSafe In Chong Kneas Community

We caught up with Laura from our Kaliyan Mith program in Siem Reap, Cambodia, this week to learn more about a ChildSafe event held recently in a local community. ChildSafe community events happen regularly...

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Media Matters

Communication. It’s a vitally important part of what we do, whether ensuring that all our internal channels are functioning well, or that our online and social media presence is accurately reflecting the breadth and...

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Chom Chao Stories – 2. Sreynuon

Following the recent blog story from Chom Chao, we hear about another very challenging case from our Kaliyan Mith Chom Chao program manager Siheang… ‘When we first came across 20 year old Sreynuon* she...

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Together, building futures… with ‘Futures’!

‘Futures’ is an exciting new initiative and approach for Cambodia, powered by Friends and implemented by partner NGOs  Mith Samlanh and M’Lop Tapang with the tagline – “Together creating employment and entrepreneurs”   ‘Futures’ is about...

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A Silver Lining – Playtime (and more) In Siem Reap!

Siem Reap, Cambodia. Let’s hear from Anna, the Technical Advisor to the Friends Kaliyan Mith program there about a fantastic recent activity enjoyed by many… ‘Our long-term donor World Childhood Foundation has launched something...

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7 Tips For Outreach!

Sharing best practice with partners and also between programs is another key element of the Friends approach. So, with this in mind the Mith Samlanh Saving Lives Coordinator Pin Sokhom from Phnom Penh visited Kaliyan...

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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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Changing Lives With Friends-International

Maelle is our new Vocational Training Business Advisor at Friends-International. We’re sharing this piece she wrote for her own blog, about her early impressions of our work from her orientation week. The orientation is...

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Dropping In To Siem Reap

Drop-in centers (DICs) form a key element of much of our  work across our programs. They allow our beneficiaries to access support and services outwith the times that outreach teams and services work, and...