Category: Hello From Cambodia

Everyday-Lunch at Pagoda

My name is Has Phearom, 52 years old. My wife is Chum Sokha, 47 years old. I have two children, one is a boy, 10 years old and another is a girl, 4 years old. My son now is grade 6 student of Trapeang Svay Primary school. I’m a motor taxi driver but my motor … Read More

A Childcare Teacher from the Village

I was born in April 1, 1991 at Beung Kyang village, Beung Kyang commune, Kandal Stung district, Kandal province. I graduated from Beung Kyang childcare center (BK) in 1996. I have two sisters and one brother. My eldest sister works in Pailin province near Thai border. My elder sister lives in Kean Svay district, Kandal … Read More

Ikat Cloth Designer

Mr. Suong Mich has been working for Caring for Young Khmer since 2005 as a trainer of weaving skills training course at Trapeang Krasaing weaving center. After his marriage, he started weaving work to support his wife. He learned by himself how to create ikat patterns and has developed his skills of designing to create … Read More

Ms. Choub Sam Oeun, A Sewer of Mascots

I am making many mascots for CYK Handicraft. I used to sew several kinds of mascots for selling in markets in Phnom Penh. I live with my husband and son. I have to earn money for my family. My husband used to work as a soldier.  When he was in the battlefield of sivil war,  … Read More

Grandma of a Indigo Dye Family

There is a family that produce indigo paste, natural blue color for weaving textile in Kompong Cham provincde.  It used to be famous place for producing cotton scarf dyed with Indigo blue and selling indigo dye to middleman as well. Recently, there is a few people who produce indigo dye in the area. CYK has … Read More

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