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Tag: cambodia

Water is Life

Dealing with typhoid and diarrhoea is not funny. Spending twice your family’s monthly income to get to a clinic and buy medicine is even worse. Um Cheung, the chief of Kbhal Tra Lach village in Cambodia’s Kampong Speu province, explains…

I’m Not Here to Change the World

Diana Saw had just had a defining moment. On a holiday in Cambodia, she had just witnessed a woman selling her baby. “I was quite traumatised,” she said when she referred to that experience in 2006. Sitting in that mother’s…

Kitchen of Cheer

Mavis Ching runs a cheerful kitchen. It’s nothing much to look at – functional and clean but pretty basic. It’s what goes on in the kitchen that makes it special. Among the dozen or so volunteers who clean, peel, slice and…