Savong Orphan Centre

About Us

Welcome to the Savong Orphanage Centre and the Thnol Trong Village Our Mission Thnol Trong Village is one of the poorest areas east of Siem Reap in Cambodia. Children within the community have been abandoned due to gambling, drinking and neglect. Our aim is to restore hope, dignity and promise to this once proud and prosperous community. Opportunity through Education  'Opportunity through education' sums up our philosophy. S.O.C’s founder, Savong, is passionate about providing free education to the residents of Thnol Trong village

Background The Savong Orphanage Centre was opened in order to support the Thnoi Trong village children, who have suffered the plight of abandonment, desperation, disease and starvation. The most prevalent illnesses within the village are: severe malnutrition, Hepatitis, Typhoid, Tuberculosis and Dengue Fever. Many children survive on minimal resources such as rice and water. In addition, many young girls are sent away by their families to the town of Siem Reap in the hope of finding a job with adequate income to support themselves and their families. Unfortunately many fall victim to the sex trade in night clubs. Without our assistance and your donations/volunteering, these children would have a very bleak future.

Accreditation Savong Orphanage Centre is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Cambodian Government. Education qualifications issued by SOC are accepted throughout Cambodia as a formal accreditation. What We Do We are a grass roots organization working within the Thnoi Trong community. We provide Free Education to orphans and children around this village. Whilst 'free education for all' is our priority and is an important step in breaking the cycle of poverty, we cannot ignore the chronic malnutrition, ill health and appalling living conditions our orphans and people face every day.

S.O.C therefore provides the following for disadvantaged children, youth and adults of Thnol Trong Village: .Free English Education .Free Medical Treatment for the Community .Free Sewing Lessons .Community Support and Development Free English Education There are 20 village students and 29 orphaned children who learn English from 8.00am to 10.30am daily. Education is key to these children’s future. Savong Orphanage Centre is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of Cambodian Government. Education qualifications issued by SOC are accepted throughout Cambodia as a formal accreditation

Free Medical Treatment for the community Our clinic has an average of 60 patients a day. Our part-time Khmer doctor and nurse treat and dispense medication for approximately 4 villages each week. The most common health problems in the village include: infected wounds, Tapeworm, Salmonella, Chronic malnutrition, Hepatitis, Typhoid, Tuberculosis and Dengue Fever.

Free Sewing Lessons We have a sewing teacher who is currently teaching 13 women how to sew. She runs two shifts a day from 8am -11am and 2pm -5pm. Community Support and Development Regular field trips around the village allow us to monitor family needs. We provide blankets, mosquito nets, mats, tarpaulins and bicycles to those most in need. When we are able to raise funds we install water pumps to provide clean water, re-roof and repair people's homes, and on occasion, build new homes. More detail infor, Please feel free to contact to Savong: Email:svaysavong@gmail.com Phone:+855 12 531 037/92 666 675 Website: www.savongorphanage.com www.savong.com


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