To welcome children in a safe and caring environment, tailored to their needs.
The youngest and most traumatized children need particular attention to ensure their development in a secure and stable environment. These children are sent to family homes where a couple of Cambodian parents, carefully recruited, trained and followed-up by Krousar Thmey, raise the children from the Foundation as well as their own.
Whenever possible, family bonds are maintained and encouraged. Assessments of the family situation of children are regularly conducted. If a noticeable improvement is noted and there is no risk for the children, they leave the house and are reunited with their relatives.
- Enrollment in public school
- Psychological support
- Sociability and respect for a Cambodian way of life
- Awareness of hygiene rules
- Family reintegration
When she first arrived in the family house she was a little bit scared, but her fear quickly turned into excitation when she actually saw the house for the first time. She thought it was a very nice place to live in.
Read her story
MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
$50 – food and clothes expenses for one child for one month
$10 – cost of 1 compulsory uniform for public school
Area of work: Child protection
Location: provinces of Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Kampong Cham
Beneficiaries : underprivileged children below 12 years old and their families
Benoît Duchâteau-Arminjon, founder of Krousar Thmey, received for the second time an award from World of Children honoring his action and that of the Foundation for the benefit of underprivileged children in Cambodia. Visit the...
This Friday, join us at the META HOUSE in Phnom Penh to (re)discover the documentary "The Children of Krousar Thmey" and meet with Benoît Duchâteau-Arminjon a.k.a. Bénito , the founder of the organization. We hope to see you there! See the event on Facebook