24 January 2011
Working in partnership with the Ministry of Education to increase attendance levels at primary schools across Cambodia, WFP provides Food Scholarships in the form of Take Home Rations to some 20,000 vulnerable students across Cambodia. Focusing on the most vulnerable and food-insecure, WFP aims to reduce drop-out rates, reduce hunger and improve students’ ability to concentrate on their lessons.
26 January 2010
In rural Cambodia, youngsters from poor families are often pulled out of school to work in the fields, as their parents struggle to make ends meet. But a programme of school meals and take-home rations is keeping children – especially girls like Ry Srei Net – in school.
14 October 2009
Undeterred by flooded roads, flat tyres and toothache, two 40-year-old WFP supporters from Switzerland recently completed a gruelling 1,056-km bicycle ride across Cambodia and Thailand to raise funds for WFP as part of YUM Brands’ World Hunger Relief campaign.
12 March 2007
WFP has welcomed an urgently needed contribution of US$1 million from the Government of Dubai in response to its appeal to end drastic food aid cuts affecting 700,000 poor Cambodians, including HIV/AIDS and TB patients.
27 February 2007
The Government of Japan announced today a major contribution of US$20.8 million (JPY2.52 billion) to WFP which will assist millions of vulnerable and chronically food insecure people in 13 countries spread throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America.
9 February 2007
WFP food aid for tens of thousands of TB patients, AIDS patients and orphans in Cambodia has run out after funds dried up. Read more in The Cambodia Daily.
8 February 2007
WFP has warmly welcomed a critical and timely contribution of 500,000 euros (US$648,000) from the Government of Spain that will allow it to resume vital food assistance to more than one million poor and vulnerable Cambodians.
11 August 2006
An International AIDS Conference in Toronto on 13 – 18 August, gathers together experts and people living with HIV to discuss how to combat the deadly disease. WFP will illustrate the necessity of good nutrition in fighting the disease.
1 December 2005
13 September 2005
- LG Visits WFP Programmes In Cambodia Source: Korea IT Times
- WFP Appeals for Food Aid for Cambodian Flood Victims Source: VOA News
- Para Hunzai of the World Food Programme in Cambodia Source: American Chronicle
- Floods claim 207 lives in Cambodia Source: Xinhua
- Over $80,000 raised to feed Cambodia kids Source: asiaone