Project Summary

Title of Project Children’s empowerment through Education Service (CHES) project
Project ID in FSNIS Database 29
Project Number IL-16567-07
Project Description

The development objective of CHES Project is to reduce the number of children engaged in exploitive child labor in subsistence and commercial agriculture in Cambodia. 

  • Ensure the sustainability of project activities and benefits to the primary stakeholders.
  • Provide 450 non-formal education support packages to targeted children aged 15-17 to assist in their withdrawal from exploitive labor and reintegration into non-formal education and vocational training programs;
  • Implement a community awareness program to provide information on the distinction between child work and exploitive child labor in subsistence agriculture and freshwater fishing;
  • Offer life-skills and other programs{comma} classes and services to targeted children{comma} their parents and members of the community.

The activities related the Basic Nutrition Education project are as follows:

  • Form Child-Youth club and community mother group and disseminate awareness raising food security and nutrition.
  • Provide agriculture technical training to parent and young farmer and support seed or chicken husbandry and material support for making natural fertilizer to response food security.
  • Awareness raising on child right{comma} primary health care and demonstration plot of home garden.
  • Provide vocational skill linking with agriculture technical and support material start up kit and seed.  

Child Care Mother Club organizing for small children include food support in the morning.

Related FSN Categories Not Specified
Main Implementing Agency Not Specified
Collaborating Ministries Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries Commerce Education Youth and Sports Information Post and Telecommunication Rural Development
Collaborating Organisations and Institutions WATHNAKPHEAP
Project Funding Status Not Specified
Funding Needs Description


  • Sharing initiatives and experiences with communities.
  • Building confidence and support appropriate local initiative in development, which will benefit all members of the community and especially its children.
  • Facilitating collective self help development in communities, with the aim of improving quality of life, especially for women, children and other vulnerable groups, through community based and locally initiated activities and program using largely internal resources.
  • Linking development with the local culture and needs of people.
  • Establishing appropriate relationships with local groups and communities to work as partner in development.


1.     450 families with a food security below 5 months, at maximum 225  youth or adult members are selected and access at least 3 types out of 7.types of integrated farming system (mushroom, cassava & soft white corn, mix-vegetable,  pig raising, chicken raising, food processing) offered by the Project.

2.     69 of farmer groups are set up among 915 members will accomplish and access at least 3 types out of 7 types integrated farming system  (mushroom, cassava & soft white corn, mix-vegetable,  pig raising, chicken raising, food processing) offered by the Project.

3.     20 model farmers are capable to provide extension training of integrated farming system to 450 families in their own villages.

4.     5 community-owned rice banks, 25 animal banks (pig and hens) will provide loans of rice during food shortage period and revolving hens and baby pig to 150 families living in difficulty circumstances

450 families with food security below 5 months have access safe water through the establishment of 31 Water User Groups in 15 villages.

Donors Not Specified
Project Start/End Dates 1970-01-01 1970-01-01
Provinces, Districts and Communes worked in
Province Districts Communes
Ministry of Health Provinces, Operational Districts and Health Centre Catchment Areas worked in
Province Districts Communes
Level of Intervention Pursat Department of Agruculture Forestry and Fishery, Pursat Women in Development Centre, Pursat Department of Education Youth
Type of Support/Inputs Provided
Target Group(s) Poorer farmer in agriculture and vocational training 50% are youth and 50% are adult .
Number of Beneficiaries (approximate) Around 450 devise into 430 trainees who attend in vocational training (20 model farmers) and 20 nutritional educator/ trainer
Source Institution for this Project Data Ms. Heng Chanthon , Mr. Pel Martin , Ms. Chim Rina
Project Contact Person Ms. Heng Chanthon , Mr. Pel Martin , Ms. Chim Rina
Project-Related Documents 0