Development and assistance for disabled persons

Disabled persons assistance funding

Ministry requests ADB aid for the most needy

Cambodia on Tuesday requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to consider providing aid – especially to the elderly, people with disabilities and orphaned children. In the meantime, the bank is studying the country’s social welfare system before announcing a raft of technical assistance as part ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-requests-adb-aid-most-needy

Schools upgrade to benefit disabled pupils

A Japanese NGO yesterday signed a deal worth nearly $300,000 to assist four Kandal province primary schools in providing access to education for children with disabilities. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/39852/schools-upgrade-to-benefit-disabled-pupils/

Japan to help children cope with disabilities

The Japanese Embassy granted $256,317 in development aid to Cambodia on Monday, to be used by the Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan) to promote the educational inclusion of children with disabilities. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/26895/japan-to-help-children-cope-with-disabilities/

Experts say gov’t all talk, no action on support for disabled

Marking the Cambodian Day of Persons with Disabilities on Monday, Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An encouraged all government ministries to make an effort to employ more people with disabilities, though experts say the government should be more proactive. ...

Khy Sovuthy and Taylor O'Connell
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/xperts-say-govt-all-talk-no-action-on-support-for-disabled-102332/

Swiss foundation donates hearing aids to disadvantaged Cambodian children

Hear The World Foundation, which is an initiative of the Switzerland-based Sonova Group, on Friday donated 150 sets of hearing aids to a Cambodian charitable organization in order to help children with hearing loss. Sarah said the value of the 150 hearing aids, hearing aid ...

Xinhua News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-11/14/c_134816284.htm

NGO gets UNICEF aid for speech therapy training

In an effort to address speech and communication disorders, which affect about one in 25 people countrywide, Unicef Cam­bo­dia awarded the organization OIC: The Cambodia Project a $42,000 grant on Wednesday to provide informal speech therapy training to Cambodians. ...

Janelle Retka
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/ngo-gets-unicef-aid-for-speech-therapy-training-97450/

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