Real Life Fairytales: Young Cambodian Girl Breaks Out of Poverty Cycle
Watch Chhengtays' incredible heart-warming Real Life Fairy-tales as she breaks out of the cycle of poverty with the support of Children of the Mekong and her determination to make her dreams come true. Interviewed by Riffi Khan for Sunflower productions in London.
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Children of the Mekong, UK registered charity (1116375), supports under-privileged children and young adults in Southeast Asia through education. We are the UK arm of a French charity founded in 1958. Our office and charity shop are based in Clapham, South West London.
We run 3 types of programmes: child sponsorships, one-off development projects and education centres.
In September 2017, we launched a flagship scholarship project, and we welcomed two Cambodian graduates for a 3-month scholarship in London.
Real life fairy-tale: watch Chhengtays' incredible heart-warming Real Life Fairy-tales as she breaks out of the cycle of poverty with the support of Children of the Mekong and her determination to make her dreams come true. Click here to watch her interview
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Flagship Children of the Mekong scholarship. Virort and Cheang have been selected among outstanding students in Phnom Penh, and arrived in London Sunday 7 October for a 2-month scholarship.
WHAT WE DO
With just £28 a month, you can change the life of a child and they can go to school. Learn more about our sponsorship programmes!
We aim to improve the educational and living environment for children and their families in order to create an impact on their daily lives and their future.
Our education centre in Samrong, Cambodia provides extra tuition and non-academic activities to children from impoverished families.
SPONSOR A CHILD NOW
I am from Burma and I have 8 brothers and sisters. Me and my younger sister are the only one going to school. My parents can't afford my education, so I live in a children home run by Sisters so I can continue my schooling. I am currently in Grade 6.
Charish is a young girl living with her family in the mountains in Naga. She is excellent at school and received the honours with 91% of marks above average. She likes maths, science and the filipino language. She likes dancing as well. In the future, she would like to become a primary school teacher.