Shining Light began in Cambodia and will remain there for the forseeable future. We are a frustratingly small, poorly-funded charity which helps the poor and is almost totally self-funded at present.
We work at present in Cambodian villages helping the poor, particularly women alone with young children. We build houses, toilets, and kitchens, and provide food, medicine, clothing, bedding, furniture and other household essentials.
Most children in the villages have never had a toy or a book, so we bought the local village school a tuk tuk and turned it into a mobile library filled with toys and books and now it travels around the villages, so children now have the chance to play with toys for the first time. We also permanently sponsor the school to provide free English classes to 400 children six days a week and the money is used to buy school books, pens and paper and pay the teachers,
Our latest project is to urgently rehouse a family who are living on a landslide area close to the river. They were shot and left for dead by the Khmer Rouge in 1981, but they survived, albeit with health problems that prevent them continuing in their original careers as teachers. We need to buy land and build a house for them so they can live in peace and not in fear of the monsoon rains and the next landslide, which could take their home.
Shining Light aims to:
- The first aim is to get funding to buy a small piece of land and build 2 houses for 2 families who live on a landslide site and whose shacks face collapse into the river every day.We need £15,000.
Established: September 2010
Registered Charity Number: 1138206
Phone number: 07821829172
Address: 6 Frances Road, Bournemouth Dorset BH1 3RZView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
Emergency hospital Bill paymentThe aim of this project is to raise $2000 to pay the hospital bill of a man living in pove... More
CAMBODIA EMERGENCY FLOOD RELIEFShining Light is on the ground in Cambodia right now and we need donations to help feed th... More
Health Fund Appeal: URGENT. Breast abcess removalShining Light charity (reg no.1138206) urgently needs donations for a young woman called C... More
Project Landslidewe urgently need to rehouse a family who are currently living on a landslide area close to... More