TRUSTEES For CHOICE Cambodia (England and Wales) and CHOICE Cambodia Organization (NGO)
The team for CHOICE Cambodia England and Wales (7 trustees).
The CHOICE Cambodia NGO has 7 Committee members, 4 Khmer and 3 foreigners.
Retired cinematographer hailing from New York, and currently residing in Phnom Penh. Rudi is the Chairman of CHOICE England and a Committee member of the NGO.
Ross is a retired Technician from Geelong Australia and has lived in Phnom Penh for a long time. He is the remaining founder of CHOICE Cambodia. He is Secretary of CHOICE England and a Committee member of the NGO.
Vanny has a degree in Teaching, Finance & Accounting and a Bachelor degree in Banking, she is extremely qualified and capable. She is also a member of Committee on the NGO.
Mark has worked in Holland as a cook and now he only spends a couple of months a year there working as a clown, juggler, balloon twister and performs some magic. For the rest of the year he enjoys the weather and the people in Cambodia and occasionally entertains the children at the Village with his skills.
Suzi is from Belfast in Northern Ireland and was the bank Mandate for CHOICE. Suzi is always looking to help us and visits on a regular basis with her daughter Ellen Rose. They both love Cambodia and the children at the CHOICE School and the children really love Ellen Rose.
Arne is an entrepreneur from Hamburg in Germany running his own Internet company. He visited us in 2010 and supports us since then. Arne is a founder of a non-profit-association called CHOICE CAMBODIA GERMANY in 2012 together with Michael Wieland from Munich, for raising money and supporting our village center. They have the idea of going from sponsorship to entrepreneurship encouraging German entrepreneurs using Cambodia Labour but for fair prices and setting up a sustainable existence for the Cambodian kids in the Village Centers.
Michael is a financial consultant from Munich, Germany. He visited us for the first time in August 2011 and was so impressed by what we do that he immediately decided to support us significantly. He is very close with Arne from Hamburg and founded a non-profit- sister organization called Choice Family Germany.” Michael is a Committee member of both the English branch and the NGO.
THE other’s on the NGO team
Eng lives locally and is very keen to help in any way she can. Eng is a member of the CHOICE Cambodia NGO.
Kasna is from Siem Reap, she has completed a Bachelor degree in accounting and finance. Kasna is a great help for CHOICE with book keeping and annual returns.
Lida is attending a computer and teacher training courses to gain her certificates, this is funded by CHOICE. She is in charge of the Computer class and teaches English as well.
The only paid workers for CHOICE are the 11 Khmer Staff, and as many as possible are selected from within the poor Villages we help.
Vanny is from Takeo. Vanny is a qualified Teacher and Accountant and she was a much loved teacher with the children of CHOICE. Vanny is now the Manager/Principle of CHOICE Cambodia School. She is dedicated to helping the poor and loves the children. Vanny is a Committee member of the NGO.
Mia is our cook, she creates the children’s cooked lunches and buys the ingredients from the local market. She also washes the dishes and also helps in our vegetable garden and is our security officer in the evenings.
Kim is our assistant cook and cleaner, she is from the first Village and helps with everything, a very good worker.
Ei After she finished her high school she became a teacher with Choice, Ei is a local girl and lives nearby with her family she has a delightful baby boy. She is our Kindergarten teacher..
Srey Tea was a student with us in the sewing class, we decided to keep her on as she is such a hard worker. She keeps the yard tidy and runs the canteen shop. She is one of our six Staff from the squatter Villages and now married to Sopheak.
He is married to Srey Tea, they are living at the new School in “The Gatehouse” between the Western area and Training area. His job is Security guard to ensure only those with permission can pass through the locked gate.
Lida is a highly skilled seamstress, she joined our sewing team as the trainee manager. Lida had many years of experience in the garment industry previously. Now Lida is attending a computer course to learn computer skills and now in charge of the Computer class. Lida is also a Committee member of the NGO.
Kunthea was one of our Kindergarten Teachers. She has been promoted to teaching English in pour Primary School. She loves the children and lives in the area so she knows the children’s families.
Sreymo had proven to be a very good Kindergarten teacher so now she has been promoted to teaching English in our Primary School.
Srey Nak lives close by in Preak Dong, her English is very good. She always has a big smile and keen for a conversation. Srey Nak gets on very well with the children and is a bundle of energy.
Mary is the teacher in charge of Yellow room, another local girl living nearby with her family, she loves being able to help the children.
Vary is our second Kindergarten Teacher, she has a degree in Banking and Finance. Married with two young boys she lives on the nearby Island of Anloung Chen.