SIPAR in Cambodia

SIPAR, an organization of international solidarity, founded in 1982, is an active participant in the educational field, combating illiteracy among young people and adults through promotion of books and reading. In a country where 45% of the population is illiterate, 40% is under 15.SIPAR’s mission is to fight illiteracy, a source of poverty : Education builds…

Open Book in Phnom Penh

 Open Book (Au Livre Ouvert in the original French — just ask Google to translate the page for you), an open library (Reading Room) for children in Phnom Penh, is the project of Catherine Cousins, who lives in Singapore now. Catherine works closely with picture book author Frederick Lipp (The Caged Birds of Phnom Penh, and Running Shoes) and publishes his…