Fighting poverty through education in Banteay Meanchey Province

don bosco poipet

Don Bosco Poipet or the Don Bosco Children Home, is a center of the Don Bosco Foundation of Cambodia - DBFC, located in the border district of Poipet, in the north-western province of Banteay Meanchey.

The town is just at the border with Thailand (Aranyaprathet - Sakaew Province ) and near the luxury casinos. Poipet is urban center with more than 400 thousand inhabitants, all of them farm migrants from all the Cambodian provinces, that abandoned their original territories to look for best opportunities at the site of the casinos. They are also several families of the former Khmer refugees in Thailand during the 1980s. Before 1999, the Poipet area was jungle and it was the scenario of war battles. >>Read more...

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