Monthly Archives: May 2012

War journalists missing or killed in Cambodia in 1970

Sean Leslie Flynn (born May 31, 1941; disappeared April 6, 1970, age 28; declared legally dead in 1984) was an American actor and freelance photojournalist best known for his coverage of the Vietnam War. He started a news service in Saigon with John Steinbeck IV, son of the American author. Flynn was the only child of the marriage of Errol Flynn and Lili Damita. After studying … Continue reading »

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Past volunteer projects

This project we did back in February 2010 was very enjoyable, satisfying and was greatly appreciated by the recipients. Helping Hand Orphanage in Kampong Cham had a piece of land across a deep gully which runs into the Mekong River. To access the land they’d built a bamboo bridge, but it wasn’t accessible in the … Continue reading »

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Shit happens business happens

Not my words, the catch phrase for IDE Cambodia’s ingenious system for providing cheap sanitation to rural Cambodians whilst providing sustainable business opportunities for locals. We Westerners take for granted clean water for drinking and bathing, and easy access to toilets but we are a privileged minority globally. When I first went to my wife’s … Continue reading »

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