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Working with children, youth, their families their communities 2017 ANNUAL REPORT 1

OUR VISION MLop Tapang envisions an environment where all children are allowed to grow up in their families feeling safe, healthy and happy a society where all children are respected and treated equal

MESSAGE FROM BOARD MANAGEMENT OF MLOP TAPANG 2017 represented a year of transformation and positive advancement for MLop Tapang. Pin Sokhum Chairman, Board of Directors John McGinley ViceChairman, B

CHILD PROTECTION Children living in poverty are vulnerable to various forms of abuse. Child protection remains MLop Tapangs primary focus. Our teams work on prevention, advocacy, victim support, recov

We are very grateful for the collaboration of strategic partners in helping to keep children safe, including Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, and

EDUCATION Learning to read and write is a fundamental right of all children. Leakhena teaches a class at MLop Tapangs Education Center. Remedial classes at the Center, with a curriculum developed in

I want to learn to read and write so I can help my parents. Bopha, 12years old, comes from a poor family. Both of her parents are illiterate and she is the first person in her family to go to school.

ARTS SPORTS Organized sports and arts activities not only allow children and youth the opportunity to have fun but also help to increase selfesteem and selfconfidence. Vannara, a senior Dance Instru

A small survey was conducted among students who regularly attended arts program activities asking what they had learned from participating 96 reported that they were better at making friends 67

MEDICAL CARE Families living in poverty are at a higher risk of health problems but often have decreased access to appropriate heath care services. MLop Tapangs Medical Program aims to ensure that po

12year old Thida was born with a congenital disorder that affected both her hands and one foot, leaving her unable to walk properly or use her hands very well. A teacher at Thidas school told her moth

VOCATIONAL TRAINING EMPLOYMENT SERVICES One of our major challenges in 2017 was having to unexpectedly relocate our Vocational Training Center as well as Sandan, our restaurant. Although we had mult

VIDEO MLOP TAPANG YOUTH EMPLOYMENT HOW YOU CAN HELP Visit our restaurant Sandan if visiting Sihanoukville or one of the other Tree Alliance Restaurants that provide training to disadvantaged youth. C

DRUGS ALCOHOL USER SUPPORT SERVICES Samnang and Kosal from our Drugs Team work in the local community distributing posters the team developed that provide easy to understand information on the dange

In June, 2017, an external evaluation of MLop Tapangs Drug and Alcohol Social Work Programs was completed. View the Research Report In December, 2017, after months of planning, we opened Phteah Romc

FAMILY STRENGTHENING Our teams continue to work with vulnerable families in the local area so that parents are better able to provide for their childrens needs. Rithy, one of MLop Tapangs Outreach so

MLop Tapang believes that the best place for children to grow up is with their family, and if this is not safe, a familylike setting. In 2017 40 children were reintegrated back into their families

ADM Capital Foundation Australian Communities Foundation Mike Avery and Jo Ann Sappington Carraresi Foundation CW Asia Fund Foundation DAK Foundation Dorrie Alcock Memorial Fund Epic Founda

2017 FINANCIAL SUMMARY 2017 EXPENSES Funds received in 2017 1,876,125.74 USD This total represents all funds received between January 01 and December 31, 2017. A small portion of this amount represent

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