Profile: Bandos Komar, local partner in Cambodia

24 Jul, 2020


On the occasion of the signature of the agreement protocol between Planète Enfants & Développement and Bandos Komar, let's have a look at this Cambodian association and the project we will carry out together in the next three years.

Bandos Komar is an association specialized in the early childhood development in Cambodia. It has been working there since 1989. Founded by the French association ShareIt became an independent local association in 1999.

We share the same values and the same ambition To provide quality kindergarten and elementary education to every child and to strengthen the capacity of communities to improve the living conditions of families. 

Who works there? 

Mainly educators who work with schools, teachers and parents. Recognized in Cambodia, Bandos Komar chairs the National Network of Early Childhood Actors in Cambodia (NECCD) and is part of the Early Childhood Network in the Asia-Pacific Region (ARNEC). 

What project will we collaborate on? 

Together, we have set ourselves a great challenge for the next 3 years: to accompany 100 community preschools in 4 Cambodian provinces. The opportunity for 2,300 children to benefit from quality maternal education. A necessity whilein Cambodia, only 23 % of 3-6 year olds are enrolled in pre-school. This project is made possible by the financial support of the European Union and the French Development Agency. 

We'll tell you more soon! 

In the foreground on the picture

Mr. Sothirak SokGeneral Manager of Bandos Komar, and Ms. Nathalie DupontCambodia Director of Planète Enfants & Développement, at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations. 

July 24, 2020

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