29 June 2012
Life was bleak for Srin Yor. She had no food, no education and no future. Only one thing kept her going: the garbage dump. But as life would have it, things changed and Yor’s life is now shining at “Pour un Sourire d'Enfant” (PSE), a school supported by the World Food Programme (WFP).
21 May 2012
Life has been very distressing for many Cambodians since severe flooding hit the country in 2011. And yet in part thanks to WFP Food-for-Assets project, there are some encouraging signs of recovery
30 April 2012
Since time immemorial, it has been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Mothers say eating a healthy meal in the morning helps improve one's performance in school. But what exactly is the impact of WFP School Meals on lives of students like Thien Seng So in Cambodia?
18 April 2012
A high-level Chinese mission sees first-hand the difference that the school feeding programme makes in the lives of poor and vulnerable children in Cambodia.
3 April 2012
A high-level delegation from LG in South Korea recently visited Prey Veng Province in Cambodia to witness the impact of their three-year support to the communities participating in WFP’s Food-for-Assets programmes. The delegation was led by Young-Kee Kim, Executive Vice-President and Chief Relations Officer of the LG Group and their Corporate Social Responsibility Team accompanied by Monica Marshall, WFP Global Head of Private Partnerships and Edith Heines, WFP Cambodia Deputy Country Director.
14 March 2012
A senior Brazilian delegation has recently visited World Food Programme flood response operations in Cambodia which have received generous support from the Government of Brazil. The delegation was led by H.E. Ambassador Paulo Cesar Meira de Vasconcellos accompanied by H.E. Dr. Nhim Vanda, Senior Minister and First Vice President of the National Committee for Disaster Management, Edith Heines, WFP Cambodia Deputy Country Director and Bill Pennington, Assistant Country Director for international NGO CARE.
21 February 2012
Kongkea Chhoeun speaks with Ms. Sao Rukroeurn, a beneficiary of the World Food Programme’s Mother and Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) Programme about its impact on her and her child’s health.
23 December 2011
WFP Cambodia’s Food for Assets (FFA) programme helps poor, food-insecure households to cope with potential disaster by providing off-season labour opportunities to develop or rehabilitate community assets, in return for much-needed food. WFP’s Polly Egerton visited one such project recently.
15 December 2011
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Geneva and World Food Programme Cambodia are teaming up in an exciting partnership.
25 November 2011
Thanks to her chicken farming and small grocery business, Pong Onn is now able to look after herself and her daughter. But to get here she had to weather a series of crises after learning that she was HIV positive. One of them was the sudden death of her husband. Getting through the tough times required support, which came from WFP and a local NGO, Cambodian HIV/AIDS Education and Care.
- WFP’s belt tightening Source: The Phnom Penh Post
- Cambodia Celebrates World Food Day Source: Khmer Times
- How rice can change the world Source: Examiner.com
- New Study: Fortified Rice Can Improve Schoolchildren’ s Health in Cambodia Source: Agence Kampuchea Presses
- Fortified Rice Improves Children’s Health, Study Finds Source: The Cambodia Daily