M'loptapang

The families that M’Lop Tapang works with live with daily economic hardships. This was true before Covid-19, but even more so now. Sophea*, a single mother with two young children, is one of those parents who is having a harder time now to support her family than she did before Covid-19 happened. Sophea earns an…

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted families and children around the world and the situation in Cambodian is no different. During the week of May 25-30, 2020 our staff conducted a short survey of 154 families that M’Lop Tapang works with regularly, asking them about the impact of the economic downturn that has happened over the…

As the COVID19 situation evolves, more and more of M’Lop Tapang programs are being suspended: all education and training programs in Cambodia, including those at M’Lop Tapang, have been put on hold until further notice following a national directive by the government. Our focus right now is helping to support the most vulnerable families in…

Until further notice, in line with the Cambodian government’s policy regarding #COVID19, all our Sandan students will stay at home, where they are being supported by our outreach teams. Our restaurant is remaining open but operating hours have changed. As of tomorrow (March 18) we will be open Monday – Saturday from 12:30pm until 8:00pm…

All classes at M’Lop Tapang’s Education Center have been suspended until further notice following the announcement by the Education Ministry yesterday (March 16) the closure of all public and private educational institutions across the country, as the Cambodian government ramped up its response to the global COVID 19 pandemic.  

Yesterday our Special Needs team was visiting 9-year-old Buntha* and his family. Buntha lives with his parents and 2 siblings in a small house in a Sihanoukville neighborhood. Buntha also has Cerebral Palsy. Each week, for the last 5 years, the Special Needs visits Buntha to assess and follow up on his condition, provide physical…

When we opened our new Community Education Center last year, 2-year old Sophal* was one of the fist children to enter the Baby Care Program held there. Sophal’s mother, a single-parent who is also visually impaired, works on the streets collecting recyclable trash to earn an income to support herself, Sophal, and a 5-year-old daughter.…