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Empowering isolated Cambodian communities through education in English literacy, moral development, environmenal awareness and health.  

UniED 2nd Year student learn how to grow crops

Posted April 26th, 2011 by Song Reaksa with No Comments

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On 2nd January 2011, UniED Second Year students and their Coordinator, Mrs. Kim Eang commenced their course in Planting Crops. They practiced the skills and knowledge they gained during this course by making a city garden, and compost fertilizer in UniED’s backyard. The garden involved planting morning glory, chili, tomatoes, and several kinds of vegetables on two plots of land.




BIDAS visit CORDE to collaborate on new eRural Project

Posted April 7th, 2011 by alexandrarobertson with No Comments

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On Tuesday 5th April 2011 volunteers from the Bahai International Development Agency in Sweden (BIDAS), Hannes Öhman and Rebecca Allen Lamptey arrived in Battambang to assist CORDE in their application for the funding of their new eRural Project.




CORDE celebrates International Women’s Day 2011

Posted April 4th, 2011 by Hamphira with No Comments

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CORDE kicked off it’s celebrations for International Women’s Day on Monday 7th March 2011 by holding community workshops in their Centres of Learning (CCLs) during the evening and the following Tuesday morning. CORDE’s teachers, CCL Directors, the Director of ComED, Miss Reth Sokuntheary, the Executive Director, Mr Hou Sopheap, the Field Coordinator Miss Ing Chanthouerth, village leaders, commune leaders, junior youth and people of all ages from the villages joined CORDE’s celebrations totalling more than 800 participants. The purpose of CORDE’s programs on International Women’s Day was to empower and motivate women in rural Cambodian communities to educate themselves for the workforce and become leaders in their communities promoting gender equality.