Assisi Aid Projects Annual Report 2016 - Page 7

Stories of change Cambodia This project aims to promote sustainable livelihoods to reduce poverty through the strengthening of Self-Help Groups (SHGs) in ten villages in Trapeang Roung and Phat Sanday communes, Cambodia. The Tonle Sap ecosystem is under serious threat from deforestation, over fishing and poor water quality due to faeces and waste directly disposed into the lake. Trapeang Roung (TPR), located in the Southern Cardamoms Mountains, is one of the last remaining wildlife c