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KHMER WOMEN’S COOPERATION FOR DEVELOPMENT

Address: #68A, St.138, Sangkat Phsar Depo II, Khan Toul Kork, Phnom Penh

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  • Organization Name: KHMER WOMEN’S COOPERATION FOR DEVELOPMENT (KWCD)
    Address: #68A, St.138, Sangkat Phsar Depo II, Khan Toul Kork, Phnom Penh
    Telephone: (855-23) 88 0629, (855-12) 866 617
    Fax: n/a
    Email: info@kwcd.org
    Website: http://www.kwcd.org
    Key Contact: Ms.Sum Satum, Executive Director, (855-12) 866 617, kwcd@online.com.kh
  • Type of Organization: Local NGO
    Program/Project Names:
    ពង្រឹងភាពជាម្ចាសើដល់ស្រ្តី
    ពង្រីកឪកាសការងារស្រ្តី
    បង្ការេមេរាគងេដស៏ដល់ក្រុមបុរសស្រលាញ់បុរស
    Target Group:
    ស្រ្តីក្រី្រក្រក្នុងសហគមន៏
    ស្រ្តីក្រី្រក្រក្នុងសហគមន៏
    ក្រុមបុរសស្រលាញ់បុរស
    Working Group:
    1.Treatment, Care ans Support Technical
    2.Orphan and Vulnerable Children
    3.Men who Have Sex with Men
    4.People Living with HIV
    5.Sex Workers
     
    Main Activities:
    IWDA Project:
    Goal: To improve commune council governance in response to the needs of their citizens.
    Specific objectives include:
    1. Citizens, particularly women, feel empowered to voice their concerns within their
    commune;
    2. Village Leaders have more knowledge of good governance and gender equality, and
    can provide better support and leadership for citizens;
    3. Commune Councils have improved knowledge of good governance and gender
    equality, and are more approachable and inclusive of community participation.
    USAID Project:
    This project is run in Preah Sihanouk project wit the aim to decrease or prevent HIV/AIDS
    amongst the most at risk populations – including TG and MSM.
    KWCD staff conduct targeted outreach to help change risky behaviors and attitudes related
    to HIV/AIDS. They aim to engage members of the target groups in discussions about
    HIV/AIDS prevention and ensure services and products are easily available and accessible
    when required.
    The project also aims to build partnership with the Government and other non-government
    institutions to create an enabling environment for HIV/AIDS prevention amongst the target
    groups.
    Pact Project:
    KWCD is working in Sihanouk Ville, Prey Nup and Stueng Hav Districts in Preah Sihanouk Provinces in order to strengthen the capacity of poor fishing community’s women and include people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) by helping the consolidation of women’s empowerment group. The foundation of the previous project success comes from the 29 women’s empowerment groups, with a total of approximately 954 members. This is pursued throughout different development lines: 
    • By promoting mutual recognition among all actors: community based organizations (CBOs) and local authorities in order to harmonize the development process at the local level 
    • By accompanying the women’s empowerment groups along the process of strengthening business  
    • By maintaining a gender focus in all actions to guarantee that the progresses made are equally redistributed among the beneficiaries.
  • # of Field Staff: 10
    # of Office Staff: 4
    # of Government Staff: n/a
    Founding Sources:
    IWDA Australia, Pact Cambodia, USAID Cambodia
    Total Annual Budget: $ 21,546.00 $33,299.83 $ 35,882.00
KHMER WOMEN’S COOPERATION FOR DEVELOPMENT
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Last Update: 04 September 2014
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