Showing posts from January, 2016

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Hearts Project

Hearts Project With the great help from our supporters, donors and friends, thousands of village families and students have changed their lives for the better. The greatest news is, that just last month, SC welcomed a group of students come from Singapore that made a huge difference in remote rural areas in Cambodia. Their project is called ‘Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Hearts Project 2015’! Through Hearts Project 2015, NTU students spread love and kindness to children in Pursat (Cambodia). Hearts Project 2015 is a Youth Expedition Project (YEP) under the National Youth Council (NYC). In December 2015, a team of 18 undergraduate university students who hailed from Singapore, embarked on their exiting journey to Pursat. Hearts Project 2015 is in its 6th year running and works hand-in-hand with their partnered non-profit organization, Sustainable Cambodia, in the hope of enhancing the lives of people living in remote rural areas, particularly children. SC believes in Caring an…

Teachers Change Lives!

40 years ago the Education system in Cambodia was destroyed. Today, the country continues a slow process of recovery following decades of war and the most brutal and devastating episode in their history – the Khmer Rouge regime. Cambodians are rebuilding their economy and hoping to thrive once again. The children of Cambodia now have access to Government funded schools, however state school teachers often teach only half of the curriculum in class and the other half is done through private tuition.

Many students cannot afford these private classes so they don't receive the quality education they need and deserve. Sustainable Cambodia provides free education to Cambodian children to supplement what the state school offers. These classes ensures that students receive an education that they can benefit from. Last Month we did a #TeachersChangeLives campaign to honor our staff by raising money to improve the quality of our Education Programs. With the great help from ou…

Infinity Partnership

Infinity Insurance, helping change lives !

Whilst Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is well entrenched in most developed economics, it is not prevalent in Cambodia. With such a large number of NGO's providing assistance to community in need many local companies don't necessarily get involved or recognize the benefits. Infinity General Insurance Plc, which is part of Cambodia's largest conglomerate the Royal Group, looks at CSR as part of its business model each year with a specific budget based not on profit, but on a percentage of net income ensuring that its contribution increases each year as Infinity's premium income grows.

 "At Infinity we believe that is essential that as a Cambodian owned company that we get involved in helping improve the lives of the people in underprivileged communities where we can" says Michael Girling CEO of Infinity.

 "Importantly, at Infinity, we try and get our staff involved too, doing something good for…