Housing Poverty In Cambodia
- 30,475 people served in through incremental building FY20
- + 395 people served through repairs FY20
Families living in slums are breaking the cycle of poverty by working with us to develop durable, affordable homes.
While poverty has decreased significantly, many Cambodian families are hovering just above the poverty line of US$1.25 a day. Nearly three quarters of the population still live on less than US$3 a day, based on World Bank’s data. Poverty is largely concentrated in the rural areas though urban poverty is on the rise. Habitat for Humanity Cambodia seeks to break the cycle of poverty through safe, durable, affordable housing solutions. Since 2003, Habitat Cambodia has enabled over 22,000 families to build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.
Habitat for Humanity Cambodia works with a diverse group of international and local non-governmental organisations, micro-finance institutions, corporate partners, and local and national authorities. Its holistic approach to housing includes:
Since 2003, we have worked with more than 10,000 families to improve their living conditions.
With our help and that of our local partners, these same families are getting training in skills that will help them earn a living and sustain that income.
Together we are:
And because we are working with vulnerable groups in Cambodia, we also work to provide the support of social workers who can make sure they are coping with new work patterns and new housing.
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