New AKC Purified Drinking Water System

Drink Well, Eat Well and Live Well, is a slogan commonly used as a form to remind people to live a healthy life. With understanding that school is the second home for general kids, Angkor Kids Center took an advanced step to have our kids and team a healthier life. So what we have approached?

Purified Drinking Water System

A well constructed and professionally installed Purified Drinking Water System is now available on the ground of AKC school. The system comprised of water tanks on high stands, purified filters, UV system / filters, basins, taps, faucets, piping and electricity cables as outlined in this reference picture:

Purified Drink Water @ AKC

Reference Purified System Design

Purified Drinking Water System Project Funding

Let’s call back Mr. Samnang Chhon, the Founding Director of Angkor Kids Center / All For Kids NGO, his business, Asia Natural Tours (ANT) With his business activities, Sam could reach out to the like-minded people and partners from everywhere in the world. In having a good relationship with Ms. Donna Rix from Local Measure Australian office, who were planning to bring over her company annual event to Siem Reap. The company wish to leave a meaningful souvenir to the country. Angkor Kids Center and the Purified Drinking Water System Project were presented with a great interest.

With our established team, Mr. Hak Hien, our Executive Director, submitted a proposal of over fifteen hundreds USD (USD 1,500+) to ANT DMC to be passed on LM. The proposal accepted by LM, ANT advanced the cash to AKC to kick the construction off.

Purified Drinking Water System Construction and Installation

AKC New Solar PanelBefore jumping to the flow of construction work, we would like to remind that. Without the powerful SOLAR SYSTEM founded through Helpucation e.V. this Purified Drinking Water System Project would not have been at this ease!

 

Right after getting the proposal acceptance by Local Measure management at a very short notice. AKC committee started having a meeting to finalize the project design and the outcome. With Sam’s extensive network and contacts, a team of local engineering, water experts and contractors, lead by Mr. Ponlok have been contracted. What even potential, one of the team members are from Siem Reap Water Supply Authority. This made out system reached to the highest standard, because the water has been tested in the professional LAB for many stages.

AKC Water System Constructoon

Local Measure CSR ProjectWith their great passion in making this system and this project the most successful, this team of engineering  work all day and half night on the weekend. Just after three weeks, a amazing construction and the system is beautifully rising next door to our existing school building. The water Potential of Hydrogen (PH) are between 7.5 to 8.5 which is the most qualified and best for health.

We don’t have just safe drinking water station, we have also designed a hand washing station where the water sourced from the secondary filtered tank. Samrong village now is the first communities ever who could access to safe drinking water from the taps in Cambodia.

 

Purified Water @ AKC

Drinking Water Inauguration Event Day  

Not before long, as of 22nd February 2019, the donor organization, Local Measure team arrived at AKC school to witness their incredible project accomplishment as the company and do the hand-on service work with their passion. The group get greeted by the school committee and kids, right after a short introduction of the overall project. The 40 participants split in teams, some work on finishing the foundation of the stands, some working on the arts of painting and some work on plastic littering collection.

Then the event day ended with a monk blessing following the local traditional celebration of new accomplishment. The LM team hand monks the offerings and hand some biscuits, writing pats and pencils to the over 300 kids. And bit the goodbye.

Local Measure Make Monk Offerings

Not Just Kids But Family Care

We all know that our work throughout the course is about kids and young adults development and rehabilitation whom are the Bamboo shoots. But a responsible Care and Give is not just the show but back scenes of their daily life, and family situation. Angkor Kids Center / All for Kids Organization is paying our effort to understand and oversee all these matters and paid to each and individual kids at both our school and kids running around in the village with a purpose to attract them to school and stay in school.

To illustrate in a more visual way, let us give you an example of the work we have done:

As of May 2018, one of the kids’ family living in Samrong village who are living in the worst condition in the community was affected by the natural disaster / storm. The family of Mr. Miev and Mrs. Mork with 6 children living for years in a small and narrow thatched house. Just after saving bit of money, they could afford to build just a house structure and roof where they could settle in. What is worth, this May 2018, their nest was fought by a storm and got the entire structure collapsed. Luckily, there is no one in the family got injured but their little household got destroyed including the bicycle that their kids used for riding to school.

Sustainable Community Project

You might see AKC team now is slow and inactive, we have to confess that “yes we are” but no one is sleeping, we keep our eyes on and our hand dirty from the distance and from the ground. After learning this information, our founder / director Mr. Samnang Chhon has raised the fund through his contact and his company Asia Natural Tour contact. As a result, two bicycles were donated with the donation of Mrs. Pamela Mccourt Francescone, the founder & president of Link For Aid charity association in Italy and some cash donation from Asia Natural Tour for urgent need.

Community Support

Those help are not yet the end, Asia Natural Tour (ANT) has raised this fundamental need which is part of the Humanity Priority Right of housing access to their business partner. What a prouder  news is that a new house will be rebuilt with the fund support from that partner which is a school based in Hong Kong called Logos Academy  The AKC team and ANT team will work together to host this trip and organize the community service activities for this group in the coming July 2018.

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