Through individual donations, school fundraising, craft fairs and organised events â€Žplus Cambodia Craft product sales(up to April 14th 2016) we have achieved so far 10575 square feet which is 47%. Many thanks to all who help and support.
WHAT IS THE STUDENT HOSTEL PROJECT?
The hostel is our primary focus at this time. The project will result in a hostel offering students a place to stay on the long journey from poor remote areas and doubles as educational centre where visitors can learn sustainable and efficient farming techniques that can be taken back to their villages.
WHAT’S THE FUNDRAISING FOR?
A hostel and education centre offering young Cambodians from remote villages a path to University education. The hostel offers a place to stay on the long journey from poor remote areas and doubles as educational centre where visitors can learn sustainable and efficient farming techniques that can be taken back to their villages.
WHY’S THIS IMPORTANT?
Education is critical for the future of Cambodia, after Pol Pot’s regime wiped out over 1.7 million people, a large portion of whom were the skilled and educated. With more children from poor villages reaching higher education there is a great chance for them to share their knowledge and skills with their friends and family, which over time improves quality of life for all.
Alex Koller from Lumley and Koller the Architects during his visit to the Far East he was able to meet the family who are living in his winning design entry sponsored by the Building Trust International . He also found time to visit our plot of land at Puok near Siem Reap and view the site for the hostel.
KSHP will be teaching the students new methods in propagation , cultivation and irrigation. When they go back to their homes they will pass these new skills on to their families enabling them to improve food production and the overall self-sufficiency of their village. Recognising the need to understand more about the sustainability and care of our planet. Cambodia Craft joins the International Permaculture Association , intensive study time ahead!