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Sewing Class 2012!

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thanks to supporters like you, Sustainable Cambodia had a very successful 2011 working towards sustainability and self-sufficiency through wells, irrigation systems, schools, training, and empowerment. It is not too late to sponsor a student, give a pass-on animal, or contribute to the purchase of a well. Click here to Donate now!

Sewing Training Provides New Lives to Young Women!
Did you know that 30% of female students from poor families in Cambodia drop out of school because their families can't afford school supplies, supplementary class fees, and transportation?

To help those young women improve their lives, Sustainable Cambodia has created the Vocational Training Project to teach them to sew so that they can run a small business at home.

Currently, 8 female students who were forced to drop out of school are receiving sewing lessons. The class size is limited by the number of sewing machines that Sustainable Cambodia owns (5).

This project has been so successful…

New Life for Children in Kravanh Bright Future Center!

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Sustainable Cambodia is able to improve the quality of children's lives through community development and education programs in many villages, in three poor rural districts in central Cambodia.

Poverty is a root cause of students dropping out of school. The Cambodia SES Survey found the literacy rate in rural Cambodian areas was a mere 64%. In the area around Kravanh, one of the remote SC locations, poverty is widespread. Making matters worse, many students live so far away from larger villages that they are unable to get to a traditional school. And with the poverty, their families can't afford the school supplies, supplementary class expense or transportation to help their children continue in school.

Sustainable Cambodia's education project in Kravanh district is called Kravanh Bright Future Center (KBFC). KBFC provides children with school supplies, bikes, supplementary classes, dormitory and other support. With your backing, we are able to help these children get back …