EHOPHHS Livelihood Trainings in Phnom Penh and Prey Veng
Livelihood plays an important role in improving the housing condition in Cambodia. To support home partners in improving their livelihood opportunities, HFH Cambodia organized trainings on relevant topics including family financial management, fish raising in plastic pond, and chicken-raising to 73 participants in Phnom Penh and 23 in Prey Veng.
The trainings were conducted in order to help individuals and families to effectively manage their income and expenses and to improve their life chances through the new skills they acquire in the technical training on fish and chicken rising.
Mr. Keng Virak, the Project Officer of HFHC shared, “This is a very important support to our home partners. Through this kind of training, participants can further improve their living standard and teach other family members the importance of developing simple home-based business to maximize the opportunities presented by their new homes.”
The program has successfully guided home partners in developing their home-based businesses. Some families now raise chickens and ducks and sell basic merchandise and are able to save money from their earnings.
The closure of a Steung Meanchey dumpsite in 2009 left hundreds of families without homes and their source of income – as garbage pickers …
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