Bookbridge Cambodia, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Bookbridge Cambodia aims to empower individuals and organisations to take responsibility for themselves and their futures, their families and their goals. They are engaging young people through education.

In each of the subsidiaries of Bookbridge International implement a education programme by setting up learning centres which is staffed and run by the local community, funded via loans from Bookbridge Int. ‘Local Heroes’ are selected to run the centres, undertaking business training models which prepare them to manage and sustain the centres. Upon completion of this training, the centres are handed over to the ‘Local Heroes’ who will repay the Bookbridge Int loan as the centre becomes profitable. The centres are located to support disadvantaged and marginalised communities. They operate as social businesses, reinvesting profit to support those in need.