Oudom can read and write now. He likes talking to other children in the class and has some friends. He is ranked 18 among the 34 students in his class. “Now I have a lot of friends. They are very kind and often share some of their food with me,” says Oudom. “When I grow up, I want to be a policeman. I will be able to support my grandmother.”
“I’m happy beyond words to be an important part of the children’s club. The club unlocks me from the dark world in which I have been living for many years. And I am ready to help other children who have a similar situation to me,” Sreyleak said.
"I want to be a doctor when I grow up, because I've seen so many sick friends, and it makes me sad. By 2030, I hope that no more children in Cambodia will be sick," said Phuong, a 13-year-old girl.
This morning, teachers from each of the three primary schools, which include Kdey Kandal, Prey Veng Krong and Anuwat, organized practice races for children participating in the main race this Saturday.
On August 25, 2015 NOURISH in close collaboration with sub-national government counterparts hosted two senior USAID/Washington representatives, Mr. Chuck Cooper, Assistant Administrator, and Ms. Barbara Feinstein, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Legislative and Public Affairs. Accompanied by Rebecca Black, Mission Director, and other members of USAID/Cambodia, visitors attended a “First 1,000 Days Stunting Prevention Village Fair” at Steung Preah Srok Village of the Siem Reap Province.