History of Cambodia

 

 

 

 

 

HISTORY OF CAMBODIA 

Learn about the start of the Khmer Empire, the building of temples that remain standing today and the eventual fall of the empire. Read the history of Cambodia >>

 

Khmer Rouge

 

 

 

 

 

KHMER ROUGE 

From 1975 – 1979,  leader Pol Pot attempted to turn Cambodia into a purely Communist country, sending millions out into the countryside and deserting Cambodia’s once energetic cities. Disease, starvation and Khmer Rouge cruelty saw the death toll rise to an estimated two million, over a quarter of the population. Read about the Khmer Rouge era >>

 

Modern Day Cambodia

 

 

 

 

 

MODERN DAY CAMBODIA 

Cambodia has progressed is leaps and bounds. Learn about their religion, climate, population, geography and transport. Read about modern day Cambodia >>

 

Poverty in Cambodia

 

 

 

 

 

POVERTY IN CAMBODIA 

Approximately 20% of Cambodians still live below the poverty line today. Learn about why this is the case and what the implications are. Read about poverty in Cambodia >>

 

Human and Hope Association

 

 

 

 

 

HUMAN AND HOPE ASSOCIATION 

Human and Hope Association is a grassroots NGO based in Siem Reap, Cambodia. We aim to break the poverty cycle by empowering Cambodians. Read about Human and Hope Association >>

 

Temples

 

 

 

 

 

TEMPLES IN CAMBODIA

Cambodia is home to some stunning temples that are currently being preserved. They have a very interesting history to them. Read about the temples in Cambodia >>