APLC PartnersThey support us
Agence Française de Développement (AFD) is a financial institution and the main implementing agency for France’s official development assistance to developing countries and overseas territories.
On February 13th of 2017, a grant agreement was signed with Sala Baï to increase the number of students per year and to finance the construction of new dormitories to accommodate all the students.
API RESTAURATION GROUP
API Restauration Group is a catering company, family owned and independent. Since 2015, API has decided to support Sala Baï training by taking in charge four students for five years. API also supports Sala Baï by participating in the annual gastronomic eveing organized by APLC.
Sala Bai is a member of the Association of Souhteast Asian Social Enterprises for Training in Hospitality and Catering (ASSET H&C), a network that brings together vocational training centers sharing a common social mission: bringing positive change in the lives of vulnerable youth.
In 2007, a group of small-business owners launched B1G1 initiative to enable companies to create a specific giving impact with each designated business transaction. Today, the B1G1 initiative brings together more than 2,600 businesses from around the world — each making significant social impacts in their own ways.
Today B1G1 is run by a social enterprise (registered company in Singapore) and non-profit organization (501(c)3 registered in the US) with a mission to create a world that’s full of giving. Unlike conventional giving models, B1G1 specifically helps small- and medium-sized businesses achieve more social impact by embedding giving activities into everyday business operations and creating unique giving stories.
Cassiopée Foundation supported the development of the Sala Baï program by funding the construction of the new school and dormitories, and by covering the costs of the training of several students.
The Foundation acted with Agir pour le Cambodge to support students’ families impoverished by the COVID-19 crisis.
CHALLENGE POUR LE CAMBODGE
Challenge Pour Le Cambodge has been an association partner of APLC since 2005. It provides a quarterly financial support to Sala Baï. Founded by a Frenchman who has lived in Cambodia for a long time, who has been able to mobilize friends and acquaintances, the association is currently supporting several projects in the country.
This association organizes an annual fundraising dinner for the benefit of Sala Baï with the students of the Lycée hôtelier Sainte Anne in Saint Nazaire (Loire Atlantique).
François Dauvergne and Jean-François Ranvier are two wine creators partners who decided to associate with winemakers to guide and support them throughout the year.
They are faithful supporters of APLC and they showed strong solidarity with Sala Baï students during the school’s closure following the decision of national authorities because of the pandemic.
EDUCADEV is an association working in ten countries, including Cambodia, to enable children from undepriviledged areas to continue their education in good conditions.
The NGO EDUCADEV supports APLC since 2013. EDUCADEV has renewed its commitment to Sala Baï by providing uniforms and school supplies for the 2018-2019 promotion.
FRIENDS OF SALA BAÏ IN AUSTRALIA
The Friends of Sala Baï in Australia (FOSBA) was created in 2005 by three businessmen in the hotel and training industries. Since then, the association has raised funds and supported the hotel school at Sala Baï through its expanding network. The students of the Blue Mountains Hotel Management School are one of the most active fundraising groups within Friends of Sala Baï Australia.
At the same time, the FOSBA family has grown by 150 members, both individuals and companies.
GUIDE DU ROUTARD
A longstanding Partner of Agir pour le Cambodge, Le Guide du Routard has supported the Sala Baï school since it opened. Listing Sala Baï in one of the most widely sold French language guidebooks has proved to be an excellent way of raising awareness about the project among travellers who are interested in equitable tourism.
Le Guide du Routard publishes information provided by Agir pour le Cambodge free of charge in each new edition of their guidebook on Cambodia and donates a return ticket to Siem Reap so that a permanent member of the Paris team is able to travel to Cambodia on a field mission which is vital for the team’s communication and fund-raising work.
GUILDE EUROPÉENNE DU RAID
Association for transporting volunteers, it supports NGOs to send human resources into the field. The missions concerning Sala Baï last at least one year and are dedicated to technical assistance and transferring know-how to the Khmer team.
Up to date, La Guilde Européenne du Raid manages three volunteer missions as VSI (two years mission renewable) and two civic service missions.
Help2Help is a fellowship program dedicated to employees of the BNP Paribas group. The objective is to emphasize employees’ engagement and volunteering in associations in France and over the world.
Today, the support program covers around thirty countries where BNP Paribas is located. Help2Help supports among others, environmental projects (preservation, enhancement of living conditions, sustainable food, sustainable and ecological development).
The European Institute for Cooperation and Development (IECD) provides development assistance in fifteen countries over the world. The IECD supports human and economic development, and builds with local partners suitable environments for the development of each person’s talents.
The main goal of the IECD is to give beneficiaries the necessary skills to enhance their living conditions and to become responsible actors in their countries, contributing to a fairest society. The IECD has developed expertise in 3 fields: education, professional training and integration, and entrepreneurship.
IF INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION
The If International Foundation whose mission is to improve the living conditions of the most vulnerable by promoting education and women empowerment, supports the development of Sala Baï by financing the construction of the students accommodations. IF continues to be a faithful supporter of Sala Baï by taking charge of the training of the students.
Krama Krama, a French company that sells kramas on-line (including one in Sala Baï colors) through www.kramakrama.com, renewed its partnership with APLC and donates €5 for each krama it sells.
LES ENFANTS d’ANGKOR WAT
Les Enfants d’Angkor Wat, an association under the 1901 law, aims to support financially projects for Cambodian children from very poor families. Les Enfants d’Angkor Wat supports Sala Baï by regularly funding equipment for students: printing of course materials and manuals, renewal of computers for online teaching.
LYCÉE HÔTELIER LA ROCHELLE
Since 2017, the hotel school in La Rochelle has carried out skills sponsorship missions. Each year, three teachers and three students from the Lycée hôtelier de la Rochelle (cooking and restaurant) train students and teachers from Sala Baï. The French school regularly organizes prestigious dinners for the benefit of Sala Baï.
MC KINSEY FOR CHILDREN FOUNDATION
The McKinsey for Children charity was set up to help children in need to enjoy a better life by giving them a sheltered childhood and guiding them along the path to adulthood. One important contribution to meeting this goal is providing support for school education and vocational training to improve the children’s future prospects.
McKinsey for Children regularly supports Sala Baï by funding students’ training costs (dormitory, food, health care, school furniture…). The 2019-2020 intake is the 7th intake supported by the Foundation.
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ONE HUNDRED AID
This enterprise has the ambition to offer a selection of high-quality products, meeting social and environmental responsibility. One Hundred Aid defines itself as being a friend for its customers, its employees, the citizens of the whole world, and the environment. One of its best-seller products is the extra-pure organic certified Matcha Tea powder.
This support is the result of an enterprise policy that dubs paramount its social commitment.
Through its program, PATA Foundation wants to contribute to the growth and development of travel and tourism in Asia Pacific through the protection of the environment, the conservation of cultural heritage and support for education.
In 2012, PATA Foundation has decided to support Sala Baï and it has since sponsored already the training of 23 students.
PRO-FEMMES Foundation (PRO-WOMEN Foundation) aims to support associations that help poor women to be empowered, in their familial and professional environments, in developing countries. The Foundation is supporting the 4th consecutive intake of Sala Baï school.
The Foundation acts in favor of women’s role in environmental protection and in the fight against global warming, which includes the promotion of sustainable agricultural practices, access to green energies for women, projects of natural resources management, waste management, and resilience to climate change that engage women.
The Foundation focuses on women leading innovations and resilience strategies to protect natural resources and biodiversity. As the first victims of the consequences of climate change, women play a major role in the implementation of concrete and useful solutions to prevent and reduce those consequences and their expected impact.
Régis Marcon is a French 3-star chef and the sponsor of Sala Baï school. Each year with the support of the Ferrandi-Paris school, he gives a fundraising dinner for the benefit of Agir pour le Cambodge. He has regularly visited Sala Baï to train teachers.
“What makes the Sala Baï method? Professionalism, hard work, sharing, authenticity and smiles.”
SUPPORT SALA BAÏ
Support Sala Baï is a US non-profit organization created in 2012 to fight human trafficking and poverty through education and employment in hospitality. It was co-founded by Francesca Bonavita, Laurie Farquhar and Sam McGoun (President of Touch Sala Baï). It realizes its mission by supporting the training of young Cambodians in Sala Baï school.
Support Sala Baï organizes regularly charity diners to raise funds to support the school. In 2020, Support Sala Baï contributed to the emergency aid (food and financial) distributed to the former students of the 2018-2019 intake in need because of the COVID-19 crisis.
TOUCH SALA BAÏ
Based in Singapore, Touch Sala Baï is a US non-profit organization created in 2010 whose mission is to fight poverty and human trafficking in Cambodia by providing education and employment in the hospitality sector. In pursuit of its mission, Touch Sala Baï provides a consistent funding source to and facilitates program partnerships for Sala Bai.
In December 2020, Sam McGun co-founder and President of Touch Sala Baï realized a 1,850km run during 18 days to celebrate the 1,850 students who have graduated since the school creation, and to raise funds for supporting the training of new students.
TOGETHER WE CAN FIGHT POVERTY
through education and vocational