The latest from Kamboo Project

Swiss Television Documentary in «SRF mitenand»

On May 22, 2022, Swiss Television documented a project of Kamboo Project in “SRF mitenand”: Cambodia – A bicycle for a better future. Since Say Sophea’s mother died, the 13-year-old has been managing her family’s household. She cleans, cooks and takes care of her three siblings. She has little time for school. Since she owns […]

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Bicycle Project “Bells for a Better Life”

At the turn of the year 2020/2021, Woom supported us with a fundraising campaign that the company christened “Bells for a Better Life”. The Austrian manufacturer of children’s bikes sold bicycle bells in its online shop, the proceeds of which went to Kamboo Project. In the meantime, a few bicycle dealers in Switzerland backed up […]

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School Hygiene Improvement Project (SHIP)

As of November 2021, there are nine schools participating in SHIP. Our keenest folowers may notice that three more schools have rollwed out our hygiene protocols since September 2021. We have presented the program in detail online to the schools, i.e. the teaching and management staff, in so-called orientation workshops. We help with equipment, support […]

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Covid 19 relief project

Food aid is not really part of our self-imposed mission, but where help is needed and funds are available, it makes sense that we contribute. We have also worked with monks from Wat Kesararm and Wat Domnak temples who have distributed food parcels to villagers around Tonle Sap Lake and to families in Kleang district, […]

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Running for a good cause

Our Cambodian team had initially planned to participate in the Angkor Half Marathon in order to raise some funds, proportional to kilometers run. The marathon was however cancelled, but we ran anyway, in a different format. 10 carefully selected and measured kilometers had to be mastered during on the beaches of Kong Roh Island. Three […]

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Newsletter December 2021

Dear friends of Kamboo Project LTraditionally, now is the time for annual reviews and balance sheets. But in this newsletter we will first look back at the months of September, October and November 2021. A bit longer-term balance is already there. But basically we are interested in the same thing in every season. Namely: Are […]

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Newsletter September 2021

Dear friends of Kamboo Project 2021 is one of those years that is hard to plan for. That can be disappointing, because the long-term, carefully planned programs simply can’t be implemented as intended – and planning ahead is indeed one of Kamboo Project’s trademarks. Of course, it is the pandemic that is throwing a spanner […]

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SHIP in treacherous waters? No way…

We would like to update on our latest effort since launching our 2-year hygiene programme SHIP last October. SHIP, this stands for School Hygiene Improvement Project (SHIP) and we modelled it along the lines of Cambodia’s Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport’s Water, Sanitary and Hygiene (WASH) strategy. Just before the schools had to close again […]

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