Khmer Krom: Community Development Programme
More than 33,600 families will be provided with credits, medical care and other basic services, provided by Danish NGOs.Poor Khmer ethnic minority people will get aid from a project funded by a group of Danish non-Governmental organisations.
The project, backed by US$902,262 in funds, is aimed at helping poor Khmer people living in the southern province of An Giang fight
More than 33,600 families will be provided with credits, medical care and other basic services.
Care International is among the donors of the five-year project, which was launched in four villages in remote mountainous parts of the province in May 2005.
Of the fund, more than $207,000 will be disbursed this year for training personnel and medical volunteers, providing medical consultancy for those in need, upgrading the local water supply system and improving the areas environment.
The project, called Community Development is also expected to benefit an additional 15,400 families in the province through communal infrastructure upgrades. VNS