Message from the Country Director

Dear Friends, Thank you for the wonderful welcome. It has been an extraordinary year, full of challenges but also great perspectives for the future. The team in Cambodia – with support from across the globe – has worked very hard…

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Building Homes, Building Positive Lives Extended

Habitat Cambodia’s two-year Building Homes, Building Positive Lives project that began in 2012 with funding from Habitat for Humanity Australia has been extended for an additional two years. This extension of the project is aimed at providing housing solutions for…

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New Low cost House

Bou Savoeun was able to set up a kiosk and sell goods under the eaves of her front porch This past April, HFH Cambodia Construction Supervisors led a quarterly workshop with the focus on identifying low cost housing design options,…

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Construction Continues in Smile Village

Cluster One building at Smile Village After going through some inevitable delays, the construction at Smile Village is again progressing. Habitat Cambodia worked with PSE in redesign the first cluster. Instead of multi-story structures, the units are now single-story. The…

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Journeys of Hope

The Hope Journeys program in Cambodia continues to grow bigger and brighter.  This summer, Habitat for Humanity Cambodia hosted two back-to-back Hope Journeys in June and July, bringing incredible experiences to participants, staff and home partners.  We had the privilege…

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New Home, New Hope

“In 1993, I followed my husband here to the city so we could all be together as a family and to find work,” said Phann Samon, 44. Moving from the countryside near the Vietnamese border, where she sold vegetables, was…

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Habitat Youth BUILD 2014

To build on the first-time success of last year’s event that drew six hundred youth volunteers to       Smile Village, Habitat for Humanity Cambodia spent many months planning for Habitat Youth       Build 2014.  In the early morning hours of May 3,…

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Habitat Cambodia’s Housing Finance Program

An Overview Habitat Cambodia’s Housing Finance Program focuses on four types of loan activities, and coordinates with each homeowner to determine which is best suited to their situation. Retail loans are provided to successful applicants in both Phnom Penh and…

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