Almost 400 families hit by flash flooding in Luang Prabang

I have just been in touch with our man Outhai Phommalin, on the ground in Luang Prabang. The Nan District has been devastated by flooding and left 372 families homeless. At present there are no reports of any deaths, thank God, Not only have they lost their homes, they have lost their sources of income,… Continue reading Almost 400 families hit by flash flooding in Luang Prabang

Kampot Girl

It was by the side of the road on the outskirts of Kampot City – a major tourist place in the south of Cambodia, built at the bottom of Bokor Mountain – that we caught sight of the smudge faced little girl, picking through the days rubbish, searching for something to eat. And she rummaged… Continue reading Kampot Girl

We Have To Move From Helping The Poor To Letting The Poor Help

Is there anything we can do that Kenya or Cambodian or Laos cannot? Even though good intentions are abound, we often seek to work for the poor or work with the poor and I know by doing this we suffocate local resourcefulness. By doing this we can further imbed poverty, that is the forms of… Continue reading We Have To Move From Helping The Poor To Letting The Poor Help