The Wat Opot Community currently houses about 60 children and 25 adults, many of whom are infected with HIV and AIDS. Many children who are not physically affected by the virus are living here because their primary caregiver was or is HIV Positive and has either died or is unable to take care of them. Some are orphans who are not HIV+ but who have lost their parents altogether to AIDS.
Fuelling education – step up youth’s prospects: Children and youths once spent their days working in the rice fields – today they have the opportunity to go on to higher education and chose for themselves their path through life.
Cambodia is a young country. There are around 300,000 youths who flood the job market each year. The ability to speak English is becoming more and more essential in Cambodia. Sorya helps their students to step up their chances, to get a reasonable job initially, to gain promotion at the job to a level higher than porter, waiter, and worker or cleaner or to study at university.