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the Inception Workshop on The Initiation of the ECH Project

Posted: 31st Dec 2015


The Reproductive and Child Health Alliance (RACHA) through the Empowering Communities for Health (ECH) project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), organized the inception workshop on " The Initiation of the ECH Project " on December 3, 2015 at Mean Sok Hotel in Kampong Speu province.

Consultation on the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Hea

Posted: 20th Apr 2015

The Reproductive and Child Health Alliance (RACHA), a Cambodian NGO, was requested by Ms. Fumie Saito, the Asia NGO Regional Coordinator of Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health, to facilitate a multi-stakeholder consultation meeting on the six topics covered by the Global Strategy on Women’s Children’s, and Adolescents’ Health consultation survey. These topics focused on universal health coverage; health influencing sectors; health gender and human rights; financial sustainability; monitoring and accountability; and engaging country leaders.

Chan Theary shared RACHA ’s experience in food fortification during WHO consultation

Posted: 17th Apr 2015


On August 26th 2014, RACHA's Executive Director Theary Chan participated in a two day World Health Organization (WHO) consultation in New York City, in collaboration with Micro-nutrient Initiative and the Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science on the "Fortification of Condiments and Seasonings with Vitamins and Minerals in Public Health." Here, Ms. Chan shared RACHA's experience in developing iron-fortified fish sauce and soy sauce in Cambodia and the challenges it faced from piloting its efficacy study to its continuing countrywide scale up.

ARTWATERENESS Final Exhibition

Posted: 12th Jun 2014


image copyright Through Waters, 2014

RACHA is thrilled to announce that our partner, Through Waters, is launching its final exhibition of ARTWATERENESS in Phnom Penh. The exhibit, featuring artworks the team gathered on a months' long bicycle tour through Cambodia. The ArtWatereness team also partnered with two Cambodian artists to perform artistic research about water and what it means for all of us.

265 Familes Now Have Latrines!

Posted: 10th Apr 2014

RACHA Visited by RESULTS UK and UK Parliamentarian Members

Posted: 2nd Apr 2014

RACHA was greatly honored to be one of the organizations visited by a delegation from the UK based organization RESULTS UK on February 21, 2014. The group was composed of Baroness Suttie, Michael Connarty MP, Laurence Robertson MP, Nic Dakin MP, Mark Pawsey MP, accompanied by Steve Lewis, Jess Kuehne, Megan Wilson-Jones and Reg Davis from RESULTS. RACHA Board member Mr. David Awcock, and a representative from Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), Mr. Richard Winterton also attended.

Thmor Puok Water Station Launch a Success

Posted: 27th Feb 2014


This lake, situated next to the Thmor Puok Station, provides the water for the district.

On Tuesday, February 25, local government of Banteay Mean Chey with RACHA's support, and the financial assistance from the Embassy of Japan, launched a Water Filtration Station in Thmor Puok District.

Over 500 Thmor Puok community members, schoolchildren, and district staff attended the launch. RACHA was honored to host several esteemed guests, including the Provincial Governor of Banteay Mean Chey, the Japanese Minister and Deputy Chief of the Mission to Cambodia, Mr. Higuchi Yoshiro, and his His Excellency Mr. Kosum Saroeut, the Secretary of State for the Ministry of Health, His Excellency Mr. Chou Yin Sin. The Provincial Coordinator of RACHA's Banteay Mean Chey Office, Dr. Kun Navuth, also spoke to those assembled.

RACHA Launching New Water Filtration Station in Thmor Pouk

Posted: 21st Feb 2014


The Water Filtration Station in Thmor Pouk, Banteay Mean Chey

RACHA, in collaboration with local partners, has been working diligently over the past year to build a water filtration system to increase access to safe drinking water for the community in Thmor Puok District, Banteay Mean Chey. Funded by the Japanese Embassy's KUSANONE (Japan's Grant Assistance for Grassroots and Human Security Projects) Project, the station will officially launch on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014. Community members surrounding the Thmor Puok station will be able to acquire 20 liter of safe drinking water for 500 riels. The local government has also provided free water for ID Poor families to ensure equitable access to safe drinking water.

CHOBA Learning Note Available Now!

Posted: 10th Feb 2014

Read more about CHOBA's background and accomplishments, and find out about the challenges the program has faced. The learning note also explains the expansion plan for CHOBA in the future. Thanks to RACHA's CHOBA Intern, Ashley Augsberger for developing the note!

Head to our Resource Center and download the note here.

CHOBA's Suppliers: Putting Planning Into Practice

Posted: 10th Feb 2014

RACHA's successful CHOBA program works closely with local suppliers to provide delivery and installation of the latrines for participating households throughout Rumlech, Kampong Kdey, and Svay Donkeo Communes in Bakan district, Pursat. Throughout implementation, CHOBA has been working with three suppliers in the area, two based in Pursat and one based in Battambang, to meet the demands of the participating communes. Read more about them here!

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