Friends Without a Border - This organization funds and runs the Angkor Hospital for Children in Siem Reap. This remarkable hospital treats 98,000 children a year with a little over 1 million dollars. The Friends office is in New York City.

Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope - This general hospital located in Phnom Penh gives the quality medical care free for those in need in and around the capital city. The hospital is operated by HOPE worldwide.

The Harpswell Foundation - The mission of the Harpswell Foundation is to provide educational opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people. They have also focused on making education accessible to women by building a college dormitory for women in Phnom Penh.

Cambodian Association of Illinois - The Cambodian Association of Illinois originated as a community outreach and job/life skills center for Cambodia refugees. It continues in it's support of the Cambodian community and has just added a Killing Fields memorial and Cambodian Heritage museum.

Transcultural Psycho-social Organization (TPO) - TPO's activities focus on improving mental health in Cambodia by providing counseling and improving awareness to Cambodia's communities. They cover all areas of mental health and have particular expertise in handling post-traumatic stress, alcoholism, and domestic violence.

Hagar - Hagar runs a shelter for street women and children that are at risk of violence, starvation, and trafficking. In addition to building skills and confidence, Hagar strives to provide job opportunities for women as they leave the shelter.

Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) - DC-Cam has been at the forefront of documenting the myriad crimes and atrocities of the Khmer Rouge era and serves as a major source of information about this tragic period of human history for academics, lawyers, activists and the general public.

Community Legal Education Center - The Community Legal Education Center is a local NGO dedicated to the promotion of the rule of law, democracy and development in Cambodia.

Cambodian Defenders Project - The CDP is a law group that provides free legal assistance to the poor and vulnerable. They also strive to improve the judicial system in Cambodia.

Cambodian Children's Fund - CCF is a full service boarding facility for impoverished children in Cambodia, many of whom come from the Phnom Penh dump or who have been abused or abandoned. The center provides nutritional meals, traditional and vocational education, and healthcare for these children.

Catholic Relief Services - CRS operates a number of programs in Cambodia and funding is handled through the CRS office in Baltimore, Maryland.

Buddhism for Development - BFD promotes democracy and health through village education and awareness programs.

Adhoc - Cambodia's first human rights organization Adhoc monitors human rights abuses and does advocacy for victims.

LICADHO - LICADHO is a Cambodian human rights watchdog group in Cambodia. In addition they provide assistance to victims of human rights abuses and monitor the Cambodian prisons.

PEPY Ride - The PEPY Ride is a non-profit organization working to improve educational opportunities in rural Cambodia and offering unique adventures for those looking to give-back while they travel.

Cambodia Tribunal Monitor - The Cambodia Tribunal Monitor was spawned by the vision of Build Cambodia participant and Illinois State Senator Jeff Schoenberg to provide ongoing coverage and commentary on the Cambodia war crimes tribunal and will serve as a leading source of news and information on the upcoming trials of senior officials of the Khmer Rouge regime for atrocity crimes.

A New Day Cambodia - A New Day Cambodia provides shelter, food and education for the impoverished children of Stung Mean Chey at a cost of $600 a year per child. They are working towards building a permanent facility to house the children they care for.

The Center for Social Development - CSD seeks to promote democratic values and improve the quality of life of the Cambodian people through training, seminars, research, publication, broadcasting, and dialogue with Cambodians from all walks of life. Their mission is to encourage broad participation in public affairs at both the national and local level, develop a respect for human rights and the rule of law, enhance transparency and accountability in the public sphere, and raise awareness of issues of national concern through all forms of media.

Chantha "Tha" Lach - Tha is a cameraman for the Reuters news service and has also been a dedicated supporter of Build Cambodia.

The Cambodia Trust - In addition to providing prosthetics and orthotics to the disabled of Cambodia, the Cambodia Trust also runs rehabilitation centers and the Cambodian School of Prosthetics & Orthotics (CSPO), an accredited training centre in Cambodia where people from developing countries study the prescription and fitting of prosthetic limbs and orthopedic braces.

Lveatae After School Program - Lveatae After School Program provides financial support to allow teachers to focus on their class full time. With a monthly salary of $35, teachers often have to find other ways of making money to support their families, which detracts from the quality of education they are able to provide. In exchange for this support, the teachers teach students an additional 2 hours daily. This program has had great success reflected in the higher literacy rates among children in the program. The founder of this program, Sokchea Monn can be contacted for further information.

This list is far from complete. Please check back for updates and contact us to let us know of other worthy people or groups.
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