The project in summary
Training sessions for the transmission to Cambodian teachers of pedagogical methods integrating art and play during classes for children with disabilities.
The project in detail
This organization was founded in Geneva in 1981 to offer quality primary education, professional training and health education to the largest number of people possible, especially children and women. Today, Aide et Action works in 26 countries in Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, Southern Asia and Southeast Asia. In particular, it manages a five-year project (2012-2017) in Cambodia aimed at integrating creative activities into the traditional curriculum, improving infrastructure, training teachers and head teachers and providing scholarships and loans to poor families to benefit primary school children in 8 Cambodian provinces. The project intends to offer a quality education to 2’300 students with disabilities and reduce dropout rates.
EpicArts was founded in Cambodia in 2003, following a series of successful projects in China. It promotes education and the inclusion of people with disabilities.
The Rabbit School Organization
It was founded in Phnom Penh in 1997 to provide for the educational and therapeutic needs of children with disabilities in a Phnom Penh orphanage (the National Borei Infant and Child Orphanage Center). In so doing, the organization developed an educational programme better suited for children with multiple and complex disabilities.
Other partners: the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport; The Disability Development Services Program (DDSP); and Marist Solidarity Cambodia.