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  1. Give them little miracles, give them Wings to fly

      Nothing creates greater risk for families than poverty Extreme poverty often leads to extreme actions: the sale of children into the sex industry; the sale of a young daughter’s virginity; things inconceivable to those of us who have enough food to eat and a safe place to live. It’s...
  2. Riverkids in Marie Claire Magazine April 2014

    We’re in Marie’s Claire April issue, helping a young woman escape the virginity trade in Cambodia in a major feature by Abigail Haworth. Please be warned: the story is detailed and includes accounts of sexual violence and trauma. Pseudonyms were used for our clients under our privacy guidelines. These stories...
  3. Can a pen change a child’s life?

    We have thirty-six children waiting for a mentor to be matched. Can you be a mentor for one of them? These are kids who are low risk for trafficking right now, but struggling at school and home, and need a little more encouragement and kindness in their lives. A simple...
  4. Get Ready Girls out on movies

    The Get Ready program coordinated 23 Get Ready students to watch the film “Thread” at the Bophana Centre. This movie depicts a family who is very poor with three children (the eldest a son and two daughters). The parents believe that daughters have no need to attain a higher education...
  5. Our children welcome the new year with field trips

    The month of January saw a number of excursions and field trips for the children. The children from Blum House were brought to visit the National Museum and Wat Phnom Temple playground. A field trip was also organised to Tamao Mountain. Without neglecting on the health of the children, we...
  6. Riverkids social workers started the year with 70 family visits

    The start of the New Year was an extremely busy month for Riverkids and our many housemothers, counsellors and volunteers.  Over 70 families received visits at their homes from social workers and volunteers.  Many of those visits resulting in successfully convincing the students to return to their studies, after discussions...
  7. Do you know what you’re providing to our Weekly boarding children?

    In December 2013, we completed major assessments and groundwork in the Alternative Care Program. We had a focus on the housemothers and their roles; both administratively and hands on responsibilities with the children, as well as general running of our boarding homes. Assessments were undertaken on the cleanliness of the homes,...
  8. Make this holiday season terrific with carols and fairtrade shopping!

      NDEVOR INSEAD Social Impact Week October 31st, 2013 1 Ayer Rajah Avenue Singapore 138676   The Netherlands Charity Association Christmas Fair Have you done your Christmas shopping? Make it fair-trade this year. Visit the Netherlands Charity Christmas fair as Carol and friends are hosting a store for Riverkids and they’ll...

The latest reports:

  1. Get Ready Girls out on movies

    The Get Ready program coordinated 23 Get Ready students to watch the film “Thread” at the Bophana Centre. This movie depicts a family who is very poor with three children (the eldest a son and two daughters). The parents believe that daughters have no need to attain a higher education...
  2. Our children welcome the new year with field trips

    The month of January saw a number of excursions and field trips for the children. The children from Blum House were brought to visit the National Museum and Wat Phnom Temple playground. A field trip was also organised to Tamao Mountain. Without neglecting on the health of the children, we...
  3. Riverkids social workers started the year with 70 family visits

    The start of the New Year was an extremely busy month for Riverkids and our many housemothers, counsellors and volunteers.  Over 70 families received visits at their homes from social workers and volunteers.  Many of those visits resulting in successfully convincing the students to return to their studies, after discussions...
  4. Do you know what you’re providing to our Weekly boarding children?

    In December 2013, we completed major assessments and groundwork in the Alternative Care Program. We had a focus on the housemothers and their roles; both administratively and hands on responsibilities with the children, as well as general running of our boarding homes. Assessments were undertaken on the cleanliness of the homes,...
  5. Thirteen Get Ready Girls graduated

    Thirteen girls graduated from the Get Ready Girl program (Cycle ten) with most moving on to learn some vocational skills. Five will learn to be hairdressers, one will learn to cook and the other will attend sewing classes. Two more graduates have returned to the state school and one of...
  6. Social Work team continues good work

    We continue to face challenges in the course of our social work. For every success we achieve, five or ten more obstacles are thrown in our path. Nevertheless, we celebrate every success, no matter how tiny, and tackle every obstacle head on. For the month of November, we managed to...
  7. Get ready for… Yoga!

    When the mind and body are one, we find peace and calmness within. This benefits us in many aspects of our lives.  The weekly yoga classes are aimed to help them find peace and calmness whenever they are confronted with challenges. Youths are often more vulnerable to their surroundings and...
  8. We completed thirty sets of uniforms

      Lots of good news from and celebrations at the microbusiness department this month. Our sewing ladies completed thirty sets of Kung Fu (an organisation teaching self defence and football) uniforms as well as six working dresses. Another fifty Kung Fu uniforms will be on the way next month. Four...
  9. Our Get Ready Girl has started job in a salon!

    We have been working with SS since 2009. She graduated from our Get Ready Girl program generation seven. SS faced a difficult home life and very poor living conditions. Her mother has HIV and is unable to work to earn money to support her and her father has left. Working...

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