Authorities have allocated land to nearly 500,000 families across the country.
18,725 pregnant women from poor families have received financial support.
Over one million Euros for strengthening the capacity of sub-national administrations on urban planning and land management.
Poor and disabled villagers have the right to access government aid with IDs.
Justice Ministry to create a national policy on providing legal aid for the poor.
Yogita has to fetch water up to six times a day – sometimes going out in the middle of the night – from a hand pump about half a kilometer from her house in India’s Madhya Pradesh state, leaving her baby son with a neighbour.
PM urges to pay special attention to those in pre-trial detention without a lawyer.
A woman died and her four children fell ill after consuming poisonous puffer fish.
A social venture in Myanmar is boosting farm outputs with customised technologies.
A new billionaire was created every two days last year, Oxfam International says.
President of India signs a legislation guaranteeing 10% of gov’t jobs for the poor.
Plans are underway to get ahead of human traffickers in one of Brazil’s poorest states.
Mean Chey District is home to 26 organised urban poor communities comprised mainly of migrants from the provinces. For many parents here, school seems to be an afterthought for their children.
The Ministry of Social Affairs signs an agreement with a Japanese NGO to provide free bicycles to villagers in poor communities.
Indonesian poultry farmer Yohanes Sugihtononugroho faced ruin four years ago when plummeting prices forced him to slaughter all 100,000 of his chickens and shutter his business.
Labour Ministry signs a MoU with the Japan and Cambodia Interactive Association to train more Cambodians to work in Japan.
On a recent summer morning, Suntali Rai was busy counting and stacking zinc sheets as she prepared to lay them on the roof of the house she had started building a month earlier.
Indian PM Narendra Modi launches the world’s biggest healthcare program.
A World Bank report this year says economic growth in Cambodia remains strong. It is even projected to slightly accelerate to 6.9 percent, a notch higher compared to last year’s 6.8 percent.
Prime Minister Hun Sen asks the Bar Association of Cambodia to assign its lawyers to provinces and rural areas across the country in a move to provide free legal assistance to the poor.
By 2030, most of the world’s poor will live in regions suffering from some form of ‘fragility’ forcing millions to flee their homes.
Tge Kampong Thom authority will provide land to about 700 poor families.
Pregnant women from poor families are to get cash help under a scheme announced yesterday by Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Poverty in the United States is extensive and is deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net from millions of poor, while rewarding the rich, a UN. human rights investigator has found.
Whether in a real football pitch or in mere empty streets, Cambodia has an abundance of talented young football players.
A stampede by thousands of poor villagers outside the home of a businessman distributing alms killed at least 10 women.
PM urges the Cambodian Red Cross to help build houses for poor people.
Half of the planet cannot access essential health services. For many people, paying to see a doctor or even getting immunised against common illnesses is a choice between staying healthy and slipping into poverty.
The governor of the National Bank urges its new Prey Veng branch to keep to the law and implement regulations.
There is usually a hive of activity in villages on the outskirts of Battambang city where families make traditional products such as rice paper, dried banana, and rice noodles.