The recent urban growth has been expanding a gap between the rich and the poor, especially in Phnom Penh. The parents of children who enrolled in these community childcare centers are mostly very poor.
Education is a basic human right and an essential factor for poverty reduction. Education has the potential to change the world to be a better place. And if we invest in education now, we will reap the dividends later.
In 2008, CYK got assistance from Japan’s Postal Savings for International Voluntary Aid and cooperated with the ECCE department of the MOEYS to print the pre-school teachers’ guide books on poems and riddles and Khmer…
Khmer weaving skills and traditions are in the hands of skillful weavers and not many records of the work and products. In order to develop training manual and keep the record of weaving skills, it has been developed through our weaving training.
Cambodia is well known as its art of traditional Khmer weaving. The characteristics of Khmer silk ikat weaving is weft tie-dye and uneven twill groundweave. Those ikat patterns were passed on from mothers to daughters.
In the villages of rural area, the opportunity of getting income for village women is very limited. Weaving is the traditional house industry for a long time. Village women can weave at home while they do house works, farming and childcare.
With the cooperation of Early Childhood Education and Development of MoEYS, CYK could conduct successfully the workshop on “The usage of CYK’s childcare materials”. Total 304 teachers of government community preschool, second and third step of GPE project, and total 41 POE & DOE officers from 20 municipality-provinces attend this workshop. They are from Kompong … Read More
With the cooperation and support from Inter-Continental hotel, CYK could organize an exhibition “Sustainable Development of Traditional Indigo Weaving” at the Inside Gallery from 5th October to 7th November 2017. The opening ceremony of this exhibition was held on 5the October 2017. Caring for Young Khmer (CYK) is a Japanese NGO working for deprived young … Read More
Temporary Exhibition at The National Museum of Cambodia (From 11th January to 11th April, 2016)
Start 3 Village Preschools as Models in Cambodia
Establish 3 village pre-schools in 3 remote districts that will improve the children's healthy development, teach them communication skills, provide a foundation for primary school, promote parent's awareness of the importance of educat...