Over more than 20 years of existence, we have been recognized as one of the best nonprofit organizations in the world. Here are just some of the awards won by Friends-International and its programs.



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for Social Entrepreneurship (2007)
Schwab Foundation Award for Social Entrepreneurship (2009) Global
Top 100 NGOs (2013-2016)


And more:

  • The Isabelle Allende Foundation Espiritu Award (2008)
  • The Gold Medal of the Cambodian Government for the Reconstruction of the Country (2005)
  • The Silver Medal of the Société d’Encouragement au Progrès (2003)
  • The Order of Australia for Service to Humanity (2002)

ChildSafe Movement


Slide World_Responsible_Tourism_2016 UNWTO Responsible_Tourism_Initiative World Responsible Tourism Awards – Best Responsible Tourism Campaign
The 12th UNWTO Award for Innovation in Non-Governmental Organizations
The Wild Asia Award for Most Inspiring Responsible Tourism Initiative, ChildSafe (2014)


And more:

  • The Reach for Change Child10 Award (2014)
  • The AGFund First Prize for Child Protection, ChildSafe (2014)
  • The AGFund International Prize for Pioneering Human Development Projects (2013)
  • World Responsible Tourism Awards, Highly Commended, Best for Child Protection, ChildSafe (2013)