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Habitat for Humanity Builds Starts to Build Its First Houses in Cambodia

September 15, 2004

PHNOM PENH, 15th September 2004: Habitat for Humanity Cambodia kicked off its first build in Borey Prey Nokor, a community less than ten kilometers from the heart of the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh.
 
Work started on homes for the first three home partner families on September 13th after a formal ceremony attended by representatives from various United Nations offices and NGOs as well as leaders from the local Kampuchea Krom community group.
 
“The launching of our first house construction was a sign of love in action,” said HFH Cambodia’s Country Director, Min Sor.

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First of many: Dy Van oun, his wife Chour Chakrya, and his family will become one of the first families to be housed with the support of HFH Cambodia.