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  • 20.09.2018

    Yang Bunthoeun, a tenacious educator

    A sufferer of leprosy,Yang Bunthoeun shares his story of overcoming the disease as well as poverty to find his calling, teaching the destitute.   Already in his thirties, Yang Bunthoeun is now the director of a small primary school in a village in Kompong Speu, in Southern Cambodia. The hamlet was built in the 1980s […]

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  • 17.09.2018

    The Board of Directors of the CIOMAL Foundation would like to extend their heartfelt condolences and prayers to the grieving family of Dr. Beat Richner and so to the countless children looked after in one of the Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals he founded. The passionate battle the late Dr. Richner led in favour of underprivileged […]

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  • 23.07.2018

    Out of the factory and back to school

    Phy Phea loves studying and she has always received excellent grades. Her dream is to become a schoolteacher. However, at the end of 2016, her parents decided to send her to the garment factory, as they needed money. But thanks to CIOMAL’s help, Phea was finally able to return to school. A father affected with […]

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  • 14.03.2018

    The Flames of First Love Sparked Anew

    The Flames of First Love Sparked Anew They were parted for a long time but Nanh and Ban reunited 8 months ago after going through many hardships in life. Nanh was affected by leprosy, which has left her with stumps, while Ban was sent to war after the Khmer Rouge regime and lost a leg […]

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