By Shirley Fong, KF12, Angkor Mikroheranhvatho Kampuchea, Cambodia
It’s one of those places you won’t find unless you go looking for it – the slums of Chak Angre Leo. Located in the outer khan (district) of Meanchey in Cambodia’s capital city, the slums are a stark contrast from the familiar communities and gated residences in central Phnom Penh.
I accompanied Tida, an AMK credit officer, to assess some of these urban poor settlements in Chak Angre Leo. As we drove down the main road, we took an unexpected turn into a narrow alleyway. The walls of the entrance were...Continue Reading >>