Moving whole families out of poverty

This is the son of Human and Hope Association’s sewing teacher (and former sewing student), Chomrong. I have known him for three years. He was always a very shy child who would detach himself from group situations, and would constantly

It’s that time of the year again.

If you had the chance to change a child’s life forever, would you? Six-year-old *Kosal had behaviour difficulties. He often hit his family members, throwing violent tantrums and not listening to anyone. His family was desperate and needed to do

The Problem with False Promises

There used to be a Khmer volunteer who taught at Human and Hope Association in addition to his full-time work teaching at a nearby NGO. The NGO he taught at was funded primarily by Australians who frequently visited the organisation.

Thai, Our Unsung Hero

I am over the moon to announce that for the second year in a row, Human and Hope Association has taken out the World Relief Australia Unsung Hero award, this time for the incredible work of our Director, San Thai.

Is your husband being nice to you?

“Is your husband being nice to you?” “Yes, better than before. But he is jealous of me nowadays.” “Why is he jealous? Because you are earning more money than him?” “Because I went away for two days with the staff.

Is it cultural?

Something I struggled with during my time in Cambodia was identifying whether to accept a situation as cultural, or challenging it. Although I wanted to ensure I was acting in a respectful way, there were some things I didn’t know whether