Youth Association for Human Resource Development (YAHRD) has presented a gift to the Along Thom Eco Tourism Community Committee at Prek Thnaot Village, Teuk Chhou District, Kampot Province, Cambodia. The gift is a framed montage of photos captured during YAHRD’s planting of 3500 trees along the road inside the community on 11 July 2009. The gift is made in recognition of YAHRD’s efforts and of the KHMER NEW YEAR: YEAR OF THE RABBIT.
After getting approval from local authorities, Youth Association for Human Resource Development (YAHRD) organized a pickup trash campaign at public places in Kampot province on 31 October 2010. Initiated by YAHRD, the event drew 85 participants from YAHRD, CWDCC, the Department of Environment, Beeline, ACELEDA Bank, Youth House, Angkor Khemera University and other universities in Kampot province.
- Raise awareness of the impacts improper trash disposal have on the community
- Educate and motivate others to take action in reducing climate change in Cambodia and the world
- Encourage volunteerism, especially among young people
- Involve our youth in activities that help society
The pickup trash campaign was sponsored by CWDCC, Beeline, ACELEDA Bank, the Department of Environment and Tourism, Angkor Khmera University and Youth House and Culture Kampot province (MJC).
The activity started at 7:30 AM and ended at 11:00 AM.
Participants share their thoughts and feelings about the pickup trash campaign
My name is Srey Roth, I’m studying grade 10 at Preach Reach Samphea high School, Kampot Province. I’m very interested when I conducted this event, before I never participated in event like this. I hope that when YAHRD group organize the new activity for help societies at the next time I will conduct more and will be have a lot of youth participate the event also.
My name Salas is Noutbeurny. I’m from Kampong Kandal Village, Chum Kriel Commune. I have friend 10 persons has conducted in this event today. Me and my friend is really interested and very happy when together involved to helping societies and I will promotion to people and youth in my village about the environment issue and together will involve to clean my village to better.