Keep updated with what is happening at Human and Hope Association by reading our blog!

Why does HHA only employ local staff?

There are thousand NGOs in Cambodia, though there are not many NGOs run entirely by their local staff. Human and ...
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Alternatives to Volunteering in Cambodia

Due to our commitment to empowering local staff, we became entirely Khmer operated in July 2016. Our local team who ...
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A Wonderful Team Building Trip

Written by Thai San, Director To build a strong team and reward our staff for their hard work, we have ...
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Empower a Cambodian Family this Financial Year

Sophy grew up in a war-torn country. With the Khmer Rouge taking control of Cambodia, she and her family had ...
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How this Cambodian woman has been empowered after attending our sewing program

“I’ve never imagined that I can do good job with my sewing skill because I could learn only in grade ...
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Overview of how HHA made their own income in 2016

Written by Sopheak Tenh, Accountant First, allow me to introduced myself. I’m Sopheak, have worked an accountant for part time ...
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How this Cambodian man is empowering children through education

My name is Phyrom. I am a Cambodian man was born in 1990 in a rural area, approximately 20kms from ...
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How Our Preschool Program is Changing Lives in Cambodia

Our preschool program has had an enormous amount of success. At Human and Hope Association, we noted that many children in ...
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Change and Hope of our sewing student!

“After I graduate sewing, I will apply to work at my old workplace or I will work at sewing shop ...
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Announcing WRA’s 2016 Unsung Hero!

We are so proud of our governing board President, Sreylin, who has been named as World Relief Australia‘s 2016 Unsung Hero! ...
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Seyla’ Biography and Empowerment

Written by Seyla, Vocational Training Manager I was born in 1988 with a poor family in Siem Reap. I am ...
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Chanty’s Hopes

“Before I never thought about my goal in life and I just so worry about my future, but after I ...
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Salin’s Biography and Empowerment

Written by Salin, Education and Community Manager I was born at Posat Province, Cambodia. When I was around one year ...
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Elephants for Education!

Today we are celebrating the launch of a new crowdfunding campaign, Elephants for Education Over the past five years we ...
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Amazing Team Building Trip – June 2016

Written by San Thai, Director On 18 of June, our team had a trip through our six monthly staff trip ...
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Leaving HHA

Written by Sally Hetherington, Advisor In less than a month, after almost four years working here, I will be leaving Human ...
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Have a look an Australia Exciting New Campaign “Coins for Cambodia”!

There is an exciting new campaign being launched in Australia called ‘Coins for Cambodia’. It costs approximately $5,300AUD to run ...
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Progress of our Preschool class 2016

Written by Loeum Salin, Education and Community Manager It was my nightmare teaching preschool students at first, but now it ...
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Bunrong, English Teacher says about his scholarship!

  Written by Ngoy Bunrong, English Teacher My name is Bunrong. I came from a rural area in Takeo Province, ...
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Our Students joined the Giant Puppet Project 2016

This is the second year, we joined the awesome Giant Puppet Project. Our students made the wild water buffalo this ...
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Congratulation, our Family Farm trail has been successful!

Written by Salin, our education and community manager Family Farm is a program initiated to provide chemical-free farming technique to ...
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Team building trip

Written by San Thai, Director On the last day of Water Festival, one of the big public holidays in Cambodia, ...
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‘Tis the season to be a sponsor

Jingle bells, our hearts swell, education is the key, Oh what fun to see results, from your generosity! We have ...
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‘Sew Many Opportunities’ thank you + raffle winners!

Over the past 90 days, more than 100 people have donated to our ‘Sew Many Opportunities’ campaign, some multiple times ...
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Joining Short Film Festival

  Written by Salin, our education and community manager On 14th August 2015 students who took part in our Creative ...
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Story creative writing

Written by Phyrom, our education and library coordinator This year, we started creative writing on 3th of May and finished ...
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Team Building Trip

Written by Sally Hetherington, Operations Manager On Saturday, 4th of July our team ventured on our six-monthly staff trip. The ...
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Sew Many Opportunities!

Did you know that more than 20% of Cambodians live below the poverty line? I and many of our staff came from very ...
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Amazing trip to Phare, Cambodian Circus

Written by Phat Phyrom, Library and Education Assistant  On 17th June 2015, we had a small amazing trip with students ...
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Congratulation to Seyla for gaining new knowledge!

Hello my name is Seyla, the vocational training manager at Human and Hope Association. I would like to talk about ...
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Why I gave back to my community

At Human and Hope Association we do not accept international volunteers, instead focusing on capacity building local staff so they ...
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Why choose us?

Written by San Thai, Director-in-Training and Sally Hetherington, Operations Manager If you wish and intend to donate your money to ...
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Family Farm Activity Plan

Written by Loeum Salin, Education and Community Coordinator We have been waiting for a year of researching to trial our ...
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Eco-Soap Bank

Human and Hope Association have a great new partner called Eco-Soap Bank who are providing bottles of recycled soap for our six-monthly ...
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Saroun’s Background

From left to right: Leak, Saroun and Chomrong The newest addition to our home sewing business team is Saroun. She ...
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A Day of Temples

Written by Sally Hetherington, Operations Manager.  On Wednesday, 10th December (International Human Rights Day), our team embarked on our bi-annual ...
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Pida’s Life

Written by Leng Poung Pida, Seamstress. Translated by Moun Samen, Vocational Training Manager.  My name is Leng Poung Pida. I ...
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The Life of Choumrung

 Written by Chhoeurn Choumrung, Seamstress, and translated by Moun Samen, Vocational Training Manager My name is CHHOEURN CHOUMRUNG. I was ...
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Challenges in the Cambodian education system

As tens of thousands Grade 12 students in Cambodia prepare to retake their final exams over the next two days ...
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Progress of our Microfinance Borrowers

Written by San Thai, Community Manager We have been running our Microfinance Program since December 2013. Our aim is to ...
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My life before I was a student at HHA

Written by Long Saney, HHA Seamstress, and translated by Moun Samen, Vocational Training Manager My name is Long Saney. I ...
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Why I Volunteer at HHA

Written by Chum Sreylin, Board President and Art Class Volunteer I believe that HHA is a great local organization which ...
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Creative Writing Competition

Last month we launched a creative writing competition at HHA. The purpose was to encourage creativity in our students, promote ...
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My Story

Written by Yorn Phalla, Sewing Assistant Translated by Moun Samen, Vocational Training Manager My name is Yorn Phalla. I am ...
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Job Interview Skills Workshop

Hello everyone! My name is Loeum Salin. I am a Microfinance and Education assistant in Human and Hope association (HHA) ...
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Launching our home sewing business

Earlier this year we undertook a two-month trial of our home sewing business program, with the purpose being to provide ...
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Thanks for your generous offer, however….

Over the past year, we have been approached numerous times by people wishing to volunteer at Human and Hope Association ...
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Job Skills Workshop

Hello! My name is Salin. I am a Microfinance and Education assistant of Human and Hope Association. My operation manager, ...
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Staff Savings Scheme

This month marked the launch of our Staff Savings Scheme. The purpose of this scheme is to encourage employees to ...
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Home Sewing Business Trial

We recently began a two-month home sewing business trial with three of our advanced sewing students. The purpose of this ...
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Team Building at Phnom Kulen

Hello my name is San Thai. I would like to write about my trip to Phnom Kulen. Last Saturday, my ...
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Working in the Community

Hello, my name is San Thai. I am a Community Manager at Human and Hope Association. My main responsibility is ...
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The Background of My Life

My name is Thoeun Seyla. I am 26 years old. I have five brothers and two sisters. My parents besides ...
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My True Life

My name is Sen Thai. I am twenty-two years old. I was born in Kralanh district located in a rural ...
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Child Protection Action Plan

At Human and Hope Association, we are committed to following our Child Protection Policy and ensuring we have the resources ...
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I Have A Dream

Last week I was walking to the office when I stopped to say hello to a student. She was sitting ...
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A Trip to Baray

After we celebrated the “Ceremony of Completion” for our English classes on Sunday 13th of October, on Tuesday 15th of ...
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Phalla, Our New Sewing Assistant!

We have a new addition to our growing team, Yorn Phalla. Phalla joins Human and Hope Association as our Sewing ...
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Young Learners

We started our Preschool Program in March with ten students and two Teachers. These students were recruited from the surrounding ...
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Human and Hope Association is officially an incorporated association!

As of the 3rd of July, Human and Hope Association, Inc is officially an incorporated association! Currently registered in South Australia, ...
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Why We No Longer Accept Teaching Volunteers

At Human and Hope Association we have made the decision to no longer accept English Teaching volunteers. Whilst we really ...
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Spotlight On: Communications Assistant, Chum Sreylin

Chum Sreylin was born into a poor family in Siem Reap Province. One of eight children, she is the only ...
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