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Disability Research Report   

The higher costs of living in Phnom Penh, a lack of suitable jobs that guarantees a steady and stable income and the opportunity costs for parents looking after their children with disabilities, makes these families vulnerable and disadvantaged within their community. Read more

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Women's perceptions about working as FDWs   

This report reveals perceptions of women in Phnom Penh’s poor urban communities about working as Foreign Domestic Workers (FDW) through field research conducted with future and returned FDWs. Read more...

Women's perceptions on Marriage

How do women in Phnom Penh perceive marriage and what are their attitudes towards it? The findings highlight the vulnerabilities of women in overseas marriages and the importance of education to raise awareness of such issues. Read more here...

Social Survey 2014

In 2012 and 2013, most people cited having a steady job as being the most important issue, but in 2014, children’s education was identified as the most important factor for families. Find out why here...

Social Survey 2013                                                                        

Student volunteers from the Raffles Institution in Singapore helped us  survey over 700 households  in 2013. Compared to 2012, a lower number of families were reported to have considered giving up their children to child traffickers. Read more

Social Survey 2012

In 2012, families placed “building up savings and eliminating debt” above “having a happy family” which is a change from 2011. More of our families are saving up bit by bit every month. Find out more...

Direct Cash Aid Survey

What differentiates Riverkids DCA from other cash transfer programs is not just its tied goals to education and healthcare targets, but its simultaneous unique savings ability. Read more here...

Domestic Violence Survey

Women are reluctant to report domestic violence and abuse. Is it due to shame, minimal help available or is there of a lack of trust in the authorities?  Find out why here...

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Self-Help Group

We worked with a volunteer to design a guide to setting up a self-help group. This will greatly help Riverkids to facilitate and provide a safe private shelter for women to bond, share, learn and hear from mentors. Find out how

Community Loans

This community loan report might alter your views on the success of micro-loans to the poor. It gives you an insight to the root issues of such help and what else we can do to alleviate poverty. Read more...