Rotary Club of Phnom Penh Metro

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Water Filters for Prek Pneu and Batheay

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Aim
Distribution of 1,272 ceramic water filters to: 

The families and two schools of Pou Mongkol village, Prek Pneu district of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Batheay District of Kompong Cham province, Cambodia.

International Partner:
RC Roseville, D-5180, USA
RC Orangevale, D-5180, USA
RC Rancho Cordova, D-5180, USA
RC Roseville Sunrise, D-5180, USA
RC Sacramento, D-5180, USA
RC Lakewood Ranch, D-5180, USACooperating Partner:
Asian Hope Cambodia
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Teachers Across Borders Teacher Workshops

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Aim
To provide teacher training workshops in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Battambang, and Kampong Thom. 

The original objective was to work with Teachers Across Borders (TAB), a U.S. NGO, to improve education skills of 550 Cambodia teachers in a workshop setting using U.S.-based volunteer teachers. The program trained 351 teachers using 44 American volunteer teachers. These teachers returned to the own classrooms with valuable insights and renewed passion for their own teaching. Many of the U.S. teachers applied for and received graduate credit for their volunteer experience. The school children of the Cambodia who will receive a better education and, in turn, be able to make a greater contribution to their country.

International Partner:

RC Denver, D-5450, USA
RC Boulder, D-5450, USA
RC Evergreen, D-5450, USA

Cooperating Partner:
Teachers Across Borders

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Water Filters for Schools in Kampot

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Aim
To provide water filtering pots:

The project has placed 2,100 water filters in 1,169 classrooms at 150 schools in Kampot Province   and 1,000 water filters in Kandal Province as listed below:

242 filters for 12 schools (121 classrooms) in Teuk Chhou District.
304 filter for 29 schools (271 classrooms) in Chum Kiri District.
186 filters for 16 schools (93 classrooms) in Dang Tung District.
658 filters for 48 schools (329 classrooms) in Banteay Meas District.
710 filters for 45 schools (355 classrooms) in Angkor Chey District.
1,000 filters to 1,000 families with children in Phum Thom, Kandal Province. 

International Partner:
RC Great Harrington, D-7890, USA

Cooperating Partner:
Cambodia Children’s Advocacy Foundation

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“Give the Gift of Sight” Project

Exams & Glasses for the Poor

Aim
To provide free eye exams and glasses to needy people in Phnom Penh.
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•20,000 needy people were examined and received fitting pairs of glasses from 40 Luxoptica (USA) volunteers.

•Another 30,000 pairs of glasses were left in Cambodia with the Cambodian Red Cross for use with future missions.

“Give the Gift of Sight” Mission to Phnom Penh Cambodia (May 20 to 30, 2008) at Chenla Theater, Phnom Penh, by RC Phnom Penh Metro in cooperation with Cambodian Red Cross: about 20,000 needy people were examined and received fitting pairs of glasses from 40 Luxottica (USA) volunteers. Another 30,000 pairs of glasses were left in Cambodia with Cambodian Red Cross for future use or missions.

Cooperating Partner:
Cambodian Red Cross

Computers for the Disabled

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Aim
Provide 45 computers to Digital Divide Data (DDD) a technology job training program for disabled and disadvantaged people in Phnom Penh and Battambang

International Partner:
RC of Highlands Ranch, Littleton, D-5450, USA

Cooperating Partner:
Digital Divide Data, Cambodia

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 A DDD Center in Battambang

Potable Water Filters and Water Catchment Systems

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Aim
To provide clean water and improve health of families

International Partner Club:
RC of Maple Valley, D-5030, USA

Cooperating Partner:
 Rtn. Tong (Alexander) Sovannarith and Hing Channarith

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 Our members Hing Channarith and Alexander Tong in 2007

Distribution of 546 Water Wells

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Aim
To provide potable water for 2,730 families with 21,840 dependents with the installation of 546 wells in 8 project areas. Each well will serve 5 families.

•Kandal Project 3 x 6 18 wells
•Siem Reap Project 8 x 12 96 wells
•Takeo Project 8 x 12 96 wells
•Prey Veng Project 10 x 12 120 wells
•Kompong Som Project 2 x 12 24 wells
•Kampot Project 6 x 12 72 wells
•Banteay Meanchaey Proj 4 x 12 48 wells
•Kompong Speu Project 6 x 12 72 wells

International Partner:
RC Taipei Northwest, D-3480
RC Kawagoe, D-2570
RC Ibaraki, D-2660
RC Nagoya-North, D-2760
RC Chigasaki, D-2780
RC Mandaluyong, D-3800

Cooperating Partner:
Volunteers Needed
Tabitha – Cambodia

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A group of Rotarians from Taipei and one of the 546 wells, by built by Tabitha, which we saw in Prey Veng province.