COUNTRIES

Cambodia

Cambodia is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east, and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest. The capital and largest city is Phnom Penh, the political, economic, and cultural centre of Cambodia. Cambodia has one of the fastest growing economies in Asia. Agriculture is the strongest economic industry, with growth in textiles, construction, garments, and tourism.

COUNTRY FACTS:
  • Capital: Phnon Penh
  • Population: 14,701,717
  • Language: Khmer, French and English
  • The default mode of transportation for tourists is the tuk-tuk. This is essentially a rickshaw, a two-wheeled carriage pulled by either a motorcycle or bicycle.

Our History in Cambodia

In 1990, Food for the Hungry (FH) began working in Cambodia by providing relief and aid to those living in refugee camps during the civil war. In 1992, they started to partner with poor communities in the Kampot Province to improve living conditions, and later expanded into northern Cambodia. Since then, FH has focused efforts on community development and other areas of need to improve living conditions.

Current Work

     Current communities: 33   |   Children sponsored: 3,182     

Church partnerships: 1

Available projects that need support:

·      Stories: 

Children’s Clubs Change Lives in Cambodia

Graduated Community in Cambodia Excelling

Pastors Trip to Cambodia

Key Challenges

40% of children under 5 suffer from malnutrition | Monsoon flooding and other natural disasters regularly impact the country
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