TOGETHER WE CAN FIGHT POVERTY
through education and vocational
Agir Pour Le Cambodge
APLC is a French NGO which was created in January 1985 by former students of the Lycée Franklin – St Louis de Gonzague (Paris) in response to a humanitarian emergency and to help the Cambodian population which at the time had taken refuge in the camps at the border with Thailand. From the very beginning, APLC put education and training at the forefront of its mission to fight poverty. In 1995 it turned to aiding development and since then it had contributed to reducing poverty and fighting human trafficking.
Every year, around 100 young Cambodians from extremely poor back grounds, 70% of whom are girls, are trained for work in the hotel-restaurant sector at the Sala Baï School. More than 1.600 students have been trained and found a job in the fastest growing economic sector of the country.
The Sre Ampil Foyer provides children and youngsters, between 8 and 22 years old, with living conditions that are inspired by the family model and enables them to go to school, conditions which are vital if they are to rebuild their lives and prepare for the future.
Organization for Basic Training is a Cambodian association founded in 2007 by a former APLC social worker. In Kampong Cham province, OBT aims to provide children in villages with free supplementary education in addition to the public school courses.
Every year, groups of young French volunteers come to Cambodia to work in the Sré Ampil children’s home. Some ... Read More
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