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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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#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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At The Summit Of Social Gastronomy!

This fascinating and exciting update on TREE Alliance at Gastromotiva 2018 comes via Anton Ventslav, TREE Chef Coordinator, based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  “TREE Alliance was among those invited to the 2nd ever Social Gastronomy Summit, ‘Gastromotiva...

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Foster Care & Building A Future – Yin

We spoke recently with Pisith, who is the Building Futures Program coordinator at Mith Samlanh, a ChildSafe Alliance and 3PC partner program which operates in Phnom Penh Cambodia. He talked to us about Yin,...

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Small Program, Big Impact!

In this post we take a brief look at the broad range of work undertaken by one of the smallest (in staff terms) of the Friends-International programs, the Chom Chao program in Cambodia. Chom...

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A School Is Born!

Phnom Penh, Cambodia is a fast -growing city. What were once underdeveloped poor community neighborhoods are being targeted by developers, bringing in large workforces to complete massive building projects. These workers most often bring...

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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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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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This Giving Season, Build Futures With Friends!

This year, for our end-of-year annual campaign, we are focusing on inspiring stories of the impact our #everydayheroes make in their work. Our first story comes from hospitality teacher Nina, who is based at...

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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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Chom Chao Stories – 1. Sothearith

What is the day-to-day reality of the work of our field teams really like? What challenges do they face on a daily basis? We all celebrate when one of our students graduates, or parents...

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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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Thinking And Learning – A Journey With Friends

We are sharing another guest post with you from new staff member Maelle, as she continues to experience more and learn more during her time with Friends… “In the past four weeks, I have...

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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...