Thursday, February 28, 2013

Motorbikes for District Education Offices



Since 2011, the Capacity Development Partnership Fund,  a joint fund from the European Union, Sweden and UNICEF worth just over US$ 14 million, has been supporting the Royal Government of Cambodia to implement its key policies including the establishment of ‘child friendly schools,’ where children enjoy good quality teaching and learning in gender-sensitive, safe, learning environments with adequate water and sanitation facilities.

Monday, February 18, 2013

Assistance to most-deprived children in Cambodia


Kong Socheat and her grandmother.
©UNICEF/CBD2012/Seneh Siv
Kong Socheat lives in Khsach Pouy village, Voat Kor sangkat, about 30 minutes by motorbike from Battambang city, north western Cambodia.

Community preschool in rural Cambodia gives children a head-start in education

6 years old girl is ready for primary school as a result of attending a preschool.
©UNICEF Cambodia/2012/Hun Sovadhanak
Parents in Prey Kuy commune have been singing the praises of the community preschool since it opened in 2011.

Mrs. Phath Soveun, a farmer, is pleased that, as a result of attendance at the community preschool her six-year-old daughter was well prepared to enter primary school.