What We Do

Today, Helping Hands operates a school for more than 300 students, provides breakfast for 100 children 5 days a week, runs complementary educational programme, teaches children and young adults about health and hygiene, supplies two sets of government school uniforms to the children who attend our school every year and supports young adults in university studies. Helping Hands also runs agriculture training programme, provides irrigation drip system to trainees, and teaches mothers and care-takers about food, nutrition and general household hygiene issues in seven villages around Siem Reap.

 

Volunteer school in CambodiaThe Iqbal School

We operate a school in the village of Prasat Char. Amongst other things, we teach the children English, Khmer reading and writing (to kindergarten classes), and health and hygiene-related issues.

 

 

 

 

Breakfast for schoolBreakfast Programme

All the students who attend our school in the morning (approximately 100) receive a nutritious breakfast. The meal they receive is prepared in accordance with guidelines from the World Food Programme and is aimed at combating protein malnutrition.

 

 

 

 

School uniforms for the children in Siem ReapSchool Uniform Supply Programme

All our students receive two school uniforms each year. Some of the children had just one set of clothes. How could we teach them about personal hygiene when they had to wear the same clothes every single day?

 

 

 

 

Uni students combinedUniversity Scholarships Programme

Through our University Scholarships Programme, we provide free support for young people from our target area who wish to attend university.

 

 

 

Agricultural programme Siem ReapAgricultural Training and Irrigation Programme

Our Agricultural Training programme teaches the villagers better agricultural practices. Our aim is to maximise the potential of the land and water resources at their disposal to produce high quality vegetables.

 

 

 

 

1 Nutrition Training Pilot Program sNutrition Training Programme

Our Nutrition Training programme teaches the mothers and care-takers better nutrition practices. Our aim is to promote knowledge about nutrition values in food and food storage and preparation, to reduce the wide spread issues of malnutrition in Cambodian rural villages.