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A river protector goes against the flow in Cambodia On a recent trip to northern Cambodia, I met a man on a red motorbike, toiling along a muddy road in the rain. He was gathering villagers for a meeting at his home in Pang Ket village. His name is Piev Bern, and he’s a 30-year-old indigenous Prov...
Joining MOEYs to break Guinness World Record
Today Oxfam and partner organization joined in partnership with Ministry of Education Youth and Sport (MoEYS) to break Guinness World Record by gathering 2,500 youth to the largest practical business seminar at Koh Pich. The event also aim to raise awareness about entrepreneurship and to promote...
At least 100 young women and men from Phnom Penh and five provinces celebrated the International Youth Day under the theme “Building Confidence of Young Women”, organized by Cambodia Young Women Empowerment Network (CYWEN), Youth Council of Cambodia (YCC) and Oxfam in Phnom Penh on 12 August.
“I am 47 years old now. I’ve spent 46 years living by and growing with the River. Since I relocated here last year… I miss my old village… I miss the River… I used to always row the boat along the river…”
Onn's 25-year with Oxfam
Without Oxfam I won’t have today, I won’t be able to support my three children for a higher education. They’ve grown up now. They are working as Accountant at EU, IT specialist at World Food Program and Lawyer. They are all married and have their own house. I have four...
Solinn Lim, Oxfam Cambodia Country Director, JuiKnia launch
ប្រជាជនជាង ៤៧៦៨៥ នាក់ បានចូលរួមអំពាវនាវទៅកាន់ថ្នាក់ដឹកនាំពិភពលោក។ កិច្ចពិភាក្សាដ៏មានសារៈសំខាន់នៅឆ្នាំនេះកំពុងតែកើតឡើង។ ក្នុងសេចក្តីប្រកាសនៅទីក្រុងញ៉ូវយ៉ក កាលពីឆ្នាំទៅ មានដំណើរការចំនួនពីរសំខាន់ៗ គឺការអភិវឌ្ឍ “កតិការសញ្ញាជនភៀសខ្លួន” និង “កតិការសញ្ញាជនចំណាកស្រុក”។...
What is a productive workshop?
The silent and awkward moments at the beginning of the workshop this week didn’t last long and within 30 minutes of the start, the room began to fill with laughter and even light-hearted comments such as “when is the shopping time to buy some Cambodian souvenirs?"...
Learning from experiences in Cambodia on Oxfam Saving-Lead Microfinance Program within more than one decade, women in rural communities could access to the household’s money on the family’s behalf. However, as the main income earners and household heads, men are mostly still expected to...
Solinn Lim, Oxfam Cambodia Country Director, JuiKnia launch
#JuiKnia campaign is personal to me. Forty years ago, a bloody civil war and genocide brought by the Khmer Rouge killed more than 2 million people, a quarter of the population back then. Many of us were fortunate to escape and start a new life in another country. I was raised by a group of women –...
I remember the Christmas dinner so well. Sad, haunted eyes old and young sitting at tables surrounded by decorations they had never seen, putting Western food into their mouths-now I know it must have tasted awful. BUT, as the meal was eaten or pushed around the plate the sheer energy of people...

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