Recent news & events
LHA Newsletter 2011 can be found here
Also you can view other activities that have been happening in 2011 here
You can stay up-to-date about Life And Hope Association by browsing the list of the latest news items below:
December 16, 2012
Read the inspiring history of our very own Executive Director of LHA - Venerable Somnieng Read more.
November 29, 2012
Australian students help to build Agricultural building at CDV Read more.
November 19, 2012
Opening of the newly built school building for Peak Sneng Primary School, located Peak Snang Commune, Angkor Thom District. Read more.
November 06, 2012
Reaping the rewards of the agriculture project Read more.
August 05, 2012
A new Library for CDV has been built thanks to funding from our Friends at GO in California Read more.
June 15, 2012
The 2nd Quarterly Report for 2012 has been released. Read more.
May 31, 2012
Law professor at Wayne State University, Michigan, USA and a chairman of LHA's board of directors visit LHA from May 29th to June 10th, 2012 Read more.
May 01, 2012
The girls finally moved into the new houses. The moving plan delays twice as the matter of the completion of the houses and clearing the ground. Read more.
March 16, 2012
Today March 16th, 2012, the venerable Somnieng, executive director - life and hope association has learned that he is awarded a scholarship from Harvard University to do his master degree in public policy and management. Read more.
March 06, 2012
This is the report from Australian Radio-Khmer services about Somnieng's trip in Australia---- it is good to see how much it attracts the media---!! Read more.
March 05, 2012
The 1st Quarterly Report for 2012 has been released. Read more.
March 04, 2012
Cited from Blog--Venerable Somnieng’s Week in Sydney It has been an absolute delight having Venerable Somnieng visit us in Sydney over the past week. After welcoming him at the airport early on Monday morning, we drove him out to Northwestern Sydney Read more.
February 24, 2012
Today, 24 Feb 2012, 28 students graduated from Hotel De La Paix - LHA Sewing School. Each of them was provided with a certificate and a new sewing machine. Read more.
February 23, 2012
Robert Pattinson’s Cambodian fans have another reason to fall for the heartthrob; he’s making sure teenagers there get the chance to go to high school and university, eonline.com reports. Read more.
February 20, 2012
On Feb 20, 2012 at 2.30pm, in the office of Life and Hope Association, there was a public bidding on two more school buildings with 10 classrooms for SomRong High School and Bort Dongko Primary School. Read more.
February 19, 2012
Dear families and Friends, You may remember that the 7th Class of our Sewing School began on April 14, 2011. The ten-month course is nearly over and these young women are ready go on to the next stage of their lives upon graduation. You are cordially invited to congratulate them at their graduation ceremony, which will be held on February 24, 2012 at 2:30pm on the grounds of Wat Damnak, Siem Reap Angkor, Cambodia. Read more.
February 18, 2012
Please consider visiting and suporting or donating to the Life and Hope Association (LHA) at Wat Damnak, also almost in the centre of Siem Reap and only a five minutes walk or less from the Psar Chas/Old market or six minutes walk from Pub Street. Read more.
Buddhist Inspired Flood Relief Project Marks new wave of development work at Life and Hope Association
January 16, 2012
This fall, Cambodia was hit by its worst floods in recent history, with over a million people displaced and countless crops ruined. In the aftermath of this natural disaster, the Prime Minister of Cambodia, Hun Sen, cancelled the 2011 Water Festival, one of the most important holidays in Cambodia. Read more.
January 07, 2012
You can now access our 2011 newsletter and also information on other activities that have been happening at LHA Read more.
The girls from PAGE and the Sewing School are working together to help local familes affected by the recent terrible floods.
November 08, 2011
At least 500 patients in 4 local hospitals have received emergency food packs from the Sewing School students and PAGE girls at LHA. Read more.
October 19, 2011
Established by the Monks of Wat Damnak and friends in 2005, Life and Hope Association (LHA) is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to creating a peaceful and cohesive society – with equal rights and equal opportunities for all. In less than five years, LHA has grown from a single ---- Read more.
August 18, 2011
Wat Damnak, Siem Reap Posted on February 17, 2011 by kingofcatss Wat Damnak is a good example of engaged Buddhism. Within its walls, it houses a language center, a weaving center, a primary school, charity administration offices, as well as the library and offices of the Center for Khmer Studies. You can find out more about them at: http://lha.lucismedia.com/umbraco/umbraco.aspx#content Read more.
July 15, 2011
LHA is seeking qualified Cambodian candidates for the full-time position of Project Coordinator to work at our Children's Development Village (orphanage) in Leap Village, Peak Sneng Commune, Angkor Thom District and Program Director to work at our head office in Siem Reap. Read more.
July 06, 2011
Two PAGE girls, Vichiny and Sameng, and eight students from Angkor Thom Junior High School have successfully passed entry exams and have been admitted into the prestigious training schools of Paul Dubrule and Sala Bai. Read more.
July 05, 2011
On 23 June, LHA started conducting a new graduate survey of the Hotel de la Paix/LHA Sewing School. Read more.
June 13, 2011
A few months ago, German foundation Hilfe für Kinder in Kambodscha, the sponsor of Angkor Thom Junior High School, purchased a piece of land (60m X 85m) to be added to the existing vegetable garden. Read more.
June 09, 2011
Cindy Duncan's fundraising efforts have resulted in $6,900 donation. Read more.
June 07, 2011
LHA continues to undergo positive changes, and these changes could hardly be possible without the help of highly skilled people from outside. Read more.
May 05, 2011
With the help of her family and friends, Kate Holden from London has raised $2,000 and donated a new house to the Children's Development Village. Read more.
May 04, 2011
Hotel de la Paix/LHA Sewing School has been featured in the Phnom Penh Post, Tuesday 3 May 2011, P. 16. Read more.
May 04, 2011
In the beginning of May, an American NGO EGBOK Mission started a new course on English and Hospitality Management at our Angkor Thom Junior High School. Read more.
April 19, 2011
The new Hotel de la Paix & LHA Sewing School was officially opened on Thursday 14 April - the first day of the Khmer New Year. Read more.
April 12, 2011
On Sunday-Monday (10-11 April) ten solar panels were installed at the Children's Development Village (orphanage). Read more.
April 06, 2011
Life and Hope Association (LHA) has been featured on Channel Ten News Australia (05:11-05:50) as one of the NGOs helping to rebuild poverty and disease stricken Cambodia. Read more.
April 04, 2011
On Saturday, 2 April 2011, a new high school was opened in Samrong village, located about 33 km northeast from Siem Reap in Knar Pour commune, Sotnie Kom distrcit. Read more.
March 21, 2011
Since 2005, Life and Hope Association and Rice for Cambodia have been supporting the education of poor children by providing their families with rice, uniforms and school supplies. Read more.
March 09, 2011
In Cambodia, like in many other countries around the world 8 March is celebrated as International Women's Day. Read more.
March 03, 2011
Matthew Lee from Singapore has donated $1,400 and built a new house for a poor family living in Chong Knea village. Read more.
January 18, 2011
In 2008, our generous friend from Hong Kong, Ms. Chen Yuk Chun, donated $4,000 to LHA. Read more.
January 11, 2011
Last year one of the PAGE girls finished her school and started studying at the Royal University of Phnom Penh to become a Khmer language teacher. Read more.
January 06, 2011
LHA Foreign Language School (FLS) opened its door for the first time in 2006. Read more.
December 30, 2010
Some of the older kids living at Children's Development Village will start a new year in a brand new house. Read more.
December 27, 2010
In December, LHA started the construction of a new sewing training center. Read more.
December 13, 2010
On 12 December, EGBOK Mission organized a half-day trip for PAGE girls to the floating village of Kampong Phluk. Read more.
December 07, 2010
With the help of Old Dog Documentaries and Ms. Asta Tamuleviciute, who works as a volunteer Program Officer at LHA, we made a new video clip about our Children's Development Village (orphanage). Read more.
November 30, 2010
In November, LHA completed the construction of four new houses: two houses in Chea Smon village and two houses in Kampong Thkov village. Read more.
November 19, 2010
On 18 November 2010, 19 students graduated from Hotel de la Paix – LHA Sewing School. Read more.
October 18, 2010
On 16 October, together with Peace Café we organized an event for the World Food Day. Read more.