Tag Archive | child labor

An agricultural technical center to fight child labor in Battambang

Don Bosco Battambang 2013Battambang. It is common to see several constructions sites in modern Cambodia. It is as the former war destruction is already over and everyone is building something to recover the lost time. Unfortunately, the building of schools, hospitals and community areas is much less than the fever for hotels, restaurants, casinos and resorts. Unemployed young people find easily jobs in construction this time, but in many occasions many of those workers are as young as 7 and 10 years old. In Battambang it can be also a norm to see children in construction sites and the brick factories. Read More…

Cambodia’s orphanages target the wallets of well-meaning tourists

This article of Robert Carmichael in Phnom Penh and published by Khmerization, calls the attention of how some persons live in Cambodia from charity and they are not precisely ‘Cambodians’ and not precisely ‘poors’… Let’s read it…

The Cambodian government has started inspecting more than 250 orphanages after it was revealed that most of the country’s 12,000 orphans have at least one living parent. The government said that until the assessment is completed, it had no idea whether the children were being cared for properly. Read More…

The relic of Don Bosco will cross the former Khmer refugee camps this Thursday

Last November 17 a curious guest arrived by plane from Seoul to Bangkok and visited all the Don Bosco schools in the Southeast Asian kingdom where the Salesian educational community has been working for underprivileged children and youth since the 1930s. Read More…

The Occheuteal Pedestrian Beach opens

Sihanoukville — A kilometer pedestrian beach along Occheutel is the new feature in town this month. Works to complete it began early year and now it changes the face of the most popular beach in town. Read More…

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