Life in Cambodia

Cambodia is a country of vibrant history and culture, albeit with tragic chapters. Still seeking to recover from the brutal Khmer Rouge regime of 1975-79, Cambodia struggles with many of the issues that are so endemic among developing nations – poverty, corruption, inadequate infrastructure, and a lack of educational and economic opportunities.

The United Nations 2015 State of the World’s Children Report provides some illuminating statistics that reveal why the opportunities EASEL and Mercy Youth provide are so critical:

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Source: http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/cambodia_statistics.html

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Changing the lives of youth through education and community development

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