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Xylem Watermark & Project 24: Lvea, Cambodia

Xylem Watermark supported Planet Water Foundation and Project 24, an ambitious undertaking to build 24 clean water filtration systems, bringing clean water to thousands of people in 24 hours.
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Xylem Watermark sponsored 5 projects as part of Planet Water Foundation’s Project 24 this year, an ambitious undertaking on World Water Day to build 24 clean water filtration systems (AquaTowers) in 24 communities in just 24 hours. These Watermark-sponsored projects reached a total of 5,000 people across communities in India, Indonesia, Cambodia, the Philippines and Puerto Rico, including the nearly 1,000 children who attend the participating schools. Twenty-four Xylem volunteers assisted in the construction of the community-based water systems in India, the Philippines and Puerto Rico. These AquaTowers will bring clean water to the world's most disadvantaged communities.

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Xylem Watermark sponsored 5 projects as part of Planet Water Foundation’s Project 24 this year, an ambitious undertaking on World Water Day to build 24 clean water filtration systems (AquaTowers) in 24 communities in just 24 hours. These Watermark-sponsored projects reached a total of 5,000 people across communities in India, Indonesia, Cambodia, the Philippines and Puerto Rico, including the nearly 1,000 children who attend the participating schools. Twenty-four Xylem volunteers assisted in the construction of the community-based water systems in India, the Philippines and Puerto Rico. These AquaTowers will bring clean water to the world's most disadvantaged communities.

Taking Sustainability From the Home Kitchen to the Cambodian Slums

Jean Gong, Senior Manager – Internal Communications and Administration for Kohler Co.’s Asia Pacific region helps to oversee Kohler Co.’s donation of squat toilets to the Habitat for Humanity homes.
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Cambodia is home to 13 million people, 46 percent of whom live in poverty with 100,000 living in slums.

Red Dirt Road Empowers Women From Michigan to Phnom Penh

In Cambodia, Women Help Women One Stitch at a Time
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In rural Cambodia, on the edge of the Mekong River, a red dirt road barely accommodates the lone minivan as it winds its way over bumps and hairpin turns. Top-heavy palm trees sporadically interrupt the evenness of the grassy plains. Periodically, a cow stands alongside the occasional home. Once off the highway, there is not another vehicle to be seen.

Empowering a New Generation of Women Leaders in Cambodia

Harpswell Foundation Enables Education for Women in Cambodia
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In 2004, I met a courageous young woman who changed my life. Her name was Veasna Chea. She was about thirty years old at the time and working with the UN Commission on Human Rights in Cambodia. Like many Cambodians of her generation, some of Veasna’s family members had been killed in the Khmer Rouge genocide of the 1970s, and she had grown up poor. But her mother was determined that her daughter receive an education.

Accenture Grants VSO US$3.5 Million to Equip People Across Africa with Job and Entrepreneurial Skills

Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
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LONDON, Oct. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and VSO announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded VSO US$3.5 million to help the charity deliver job skills training to approximately 22,300 poor and disadvantaged people in Nigeria, Cambodia, Tanzania and Malawi.

Cisco Nonprofit Partner Provides Jobs That Lift People Out of Poverty

by Alexis Raymond
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Today, The Guardian newspaper published an article featuring Cisco partner Digital Divide Data – a nonprofit social enterprise that hires workers for data services jobs in the some of the world’s poorest places, and gives them the education, training, and career counseling they need to rise into the middle class.

Focus: Technology in Education

Exploring global tech trends in education
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Bringing Healthcare Up to Speed in an Ancient Land

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The GE Foundation boosts medical efforts in a re-emerging Cambodia

Dararith Lim and his family had no other option. His father was an engineer and his mother a nurse. If the Khmer Rouge knew how well educated they were, they would have been killed; as his uncle and aunt, both doctors, had already been. In the mid-70′s, when Pol Pot’s men swept through the country and hauled the “elites” off to the killing fields, Dararith and his parents left their home, pretended to be uneducated, and were taken out to work the rice fields instead. 

Sustainability Update from H&M - Visit to Cambodia

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Cambodia is an important production market for H&M. As the workers’ wellbeing is of outmost importance to us, we are much engaged in the current situation in the country. I want take the opportunity to update you on our latest actions in Cambodia.

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Cambodia is an important production market for H&M. As the workers’ wellbeing is of outmost importance to us, we are much engaged in the current situation in the country. I want take the opportunity to update you on our latest actions in Cambodia.

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