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In Cambodia, we implement programmes focusing on green energy, multi-hazard preparedness and resiliency, education, and economic empowerment. We support people in rural and urban areas on their journey towards sustainable development.

Through our Early Warning System (EWS) programme, seen as PIN’s flagship project piloted in Cambodia in 2013, we have contributed to ensuring that people in rural and urban areas receive alerts when a flood is approaching. Within our EWS programme, we build and strengthen capacities on both local and national levels and create committees to cope with catastrophes. We also aim to enhance the inclusivity of the system. The system is now known as the country’s multi-hazard early warning system.

We provide economic opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises in Cambodia. We promote new technologies for obtaining energy from alternative and renewable sources, such as our SWITCH to Solar project. With assistance from local solar technology providers, this project helps local farmers switch to solar energy. We also provide opportunities for young people to improve and develop their skills in fields such as innovation and technology, vocational activities, and the aquaculture sector.

We support schools that offer vocational technical education to increase people's employability in the labour market.

Our help since 2008

We have been operating in Cambodia since 2008 and have so far helped more than 100,000 farming households in 25 provinces. Our educational programmes have focused on enhancing access to clean water, hygiene, and sanitation.

Cambodia has made significant economic progress and has undergone a major transformation in the last two decades. A sustained average real growth rate of 7.7% between 1998 and 2019 has led to a significant reduction in poverty, which in 1992 affected up to half of the population. Despite this, Cambodia remains one of the poorest countries in Southeast Asia, with approximately 30% of the population lacking the means to obtain basic necessities. 

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