Many of you will know that I am part of a group of entrepreneurs, raising money to build a school in Cambodia. I’m delighted to share that the school is finished!
Our team, lead by Alisoun Mackenzie, worked closely with Classroom of Hope to ensure that we were doing more than just building a building. We wanted to ensure that the local district was invested in employing teachers to educate, and that there would be long term engagement within the community.
One of my main motivations for joining the team was to provide an opportunity for girls to be educated in a place that may need support to provide this. We know that when girls are in school, they are less likely to be trafficked or abused, and that when they grow up, they invest heavily in their families and communities.
We plan to visit Cambodia and the school in January 2020! As a team, we are also heavily researching the ways that we can...