Student Sponsorship Program - helping poor students attend school in Cambodia. Friendship with Cambodia funds projects that empower and create self-reliance instead of dependence on foreign aid. Funding education allows disadvantaged youth to escape the cycle of poverty and gain skills for employment.
University Student Fund - supporting our sponsored students who graduated from high school and are attending university.
Small Loans for Women - helping destitute women improve their lives. Most of our programs are administered by small Cambodian NGO's (non-governmental organizations) run by women social workers in rural areas. Friendship funds them through our Cambodian partners.
Prevention of Human Trafficking - stopping the exploitation and slavery of women and children for sex and begging. We use the arts and media for education and advocacy.
Shelter for Street Children - providing a safe place to sleep, eat, and get a new start on life. The first rule for travelers is never give to begging children. It encourages them to live on the streets where they are vulnerable to drugs, rape, and trafficking.
Fair-Trade Crafts - providing training and employment to landmine survivors, destitute women, and other disadvantaged people. We buy from over 20 non-profit groups and help them market their beautiful ornaments, purses, scarves, and jewelry.