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Banteay Srei works with vulnerable families to improve livelihoods through developing women’s skills in sustainable agriculture, micro-entrepreneurship, disaster preparedness and natural resource management. We provide technical and financial support to communities, especially women from poor families, on small business management, technical production and marketing skills.

Income generating activities currently supported include mushroom farming, handicrafts and fish paste production. We support small business groups to identify and access appropriate micro finance as well as support community women leaders to mobilise and organise saving groups.

In addition, we strengthen capacity of communities on disaster risk reduction, government land use plans and safe migration.


Climate Change

Banteay Srei recognises that climate change and environmental disasters can have serious effects on food security. We work across many different areas to help communities adopt sustainable livelihoods that ensure their long-term wellbeing.

In Kralanch district, Siem Reap province we have been working with the community in a collective learning-through-practice experience which introduces new farming techniques with fruitful results.

Families are encouraged to employ a variety of drought-resistant crops that increase the functional diversity of limited farming land and broaden food security outcomes.

Combined with the use of organic fertilisers, this project is providing a learning experience that these families can use in their own farming practices and share with their local communities.

Related Stories of Change:

Tailoring for Better Life

Sean Sreygha and Leouat Hong Written by Asta Pasanen Location: Tasne village, Siem Reap province Summary: Tailoring training has offered Sean Sreygha and Leouat Hong a way to make a decent living in work they find enjoyable. Increased awareness … Read more →

Yoeb Theary: A Success of Agriculture Practice

Location: Chambok He Village, Siem Reap Province Summary: After getting involved with Banteay Srei’s Climate Change Project, Yoeb Theary used the techniques she had learnt with her own crop production, therefore drastically improving her family’s income and relationship. Yoeb Theary … Read more →

Livelihood improvement of a female farmer in Siem Reap

Lak Sam is a 54 year-old farmer who lives with her husband and 7 family members, including 2 children, 2 grandchildren, 1 niece and 1 nephew in Phlung village, located about 12 km from Siem Reap provincial town. She is … Read more →

Kampong Thkov Commune Community Women’s Handicraft Centre

Women’s handicraft centre provides livelihood opportunities for landless women. Read more →

Kry Chooam’s new gardening skills

Through Banteay Srei’s climate change project, Kry Chooam learns new skills which improve his family’s living situation. Read more →

Vann Sovath and her organic farm

Through new skills learned as part of Banteay Srei’s climate change project, Vann Sovath has increased her farm’s productivity, making it more resilient to droughts and flooding. Read more →

Sarun and Sophany

Grassroots development initiatives such as a cow bank and credit scheme provide the means for a family living with HIV to lift themselves out of poverty. Read more →

Improving rural livelihoods through water irrigation

Community members in a Banteay Srei target village identified water canals as a significant resource to support their agricultural food production, as well as a mechanism to protect them from flood and drought. Through collective action and support from Banteay Srei the community was able to implement the project, which has improved land productivity significantly. Read more →

Giving rural farmers access to credit

Banteay Srei supported low interest rural credit schemes improve rural livelihoods. Read more →

Mushroom growing in Battambang province

Banteay Srei’s support for a mushroom growing business results in better income and improved livelihoods for seven families. Read more →

Our Donors

We highly value our partnerships with the following donors, who not only share our vision and provide us with financial assistance but also motivate and inspire us to achieve our objectives. We are deeply grateful for their ongoing support