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Caring for Young Khmer (CYK)


Address: No. 170, Preah Trasak Paem (63), Sangkat Boeng Keng Korng I, Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Telephone: 023 21 08 49 / 016 880 903

Fax: 023 21 08 49






As a non-governmental,non-sectarian voluntary organization,Caring for Young Refugees,CYR was established in Tokyo in 1980 in response to the severe deprivation of young Cambodian refugee children in Thailand.  CYR had worked there until the closure of the refugee camp and their repatriation for 13 years.

As division of Caring for Young Refugees, Caring for Young Khmer (CYK) has been working in Cambodia since 1991 continuing focus on a developmental work where the spirit of self-help is essential, but  where Children and women who are much in need of support for their well being.

After general visits to study the situation in Cambodia during 1990-1991, We learned that a large number of children were still severely affected by the shortage of appropriate care and education.   CYK began the community based projects to strengthen the welfare and self –reliance of their mothers through child-related and income generating activities in 1991 in Cambodia

Our Vision

A Society people live with integrity in harmony, especially young children and women can enjoy their well being.

Our Mission:
CYK aims to promote healthy development of deprived young children who are forced to live under harsh environment from war, disaster, starvation and poverty and  support their parents and their community to be self-reliant in a humane living environment.

Our Approaches
CYK takes approach to promote healthy development of young children and their parents’ self-reliance in a humane living environment by:

  • Working for the understanding of the importance of early childhood care and development and their needs
  • Strengthening and building capacities of childcare takers, parents and communities for improving total environment of young children.
  • Supporting the self management of Community childcare centers
  • Supporting disadvantaged women to acquire self-supporting skills to improve their well being.
  • Strengthening organizational and staff capacity.

Our Services

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