Step into the Gap: Thank you for wanting to help the Khmer people

Read about some of the families our gapper Lizzie met on her recent trip to Cambodia. Find out more about Step into the gap here: http://cafod.org.uk/Education/CAFOD-Gap-year

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During her visit to Cambodia, Lizzie Haydon, who is taking part in the Step into the Gap programme, spent time with a Cambodian community and spoke to a family, who have worked with CAFOD partner Srer Khmer, to receive training and resources.

Lizzie talks to Samorn about life in the community as she weaves traditional fish traps. Lizzie talks to Samorn about life in the community as she weaves traditional fish traps.

During our second week in Cambodia, we visited rural communities supported by CAFOD partner Srer Khmer. One of the communities Srer Khmer work with is Lvear village in Pouk district, Siem Reap and we were honoured to be able to spend the night in the village, getting to know the villagers and understand their lives that little bit better.

On our first day, we met with the village chief, helped to plant seeds and met with families who have already been supported by the ‘Socio-Economic Empowerment of Rural Communities’ project funded by CAFOD…

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