Sipar
Sector: Education & Training, Non profit
Chapter: French

 #9, Street 334, Sangkat Boeung Keng Kang 1, Khan Chamcarmon, Phnom Penh
 
  • +855 23 212 407 (Admin & Finance Office); +855 010 200 740 (Communications Department)
  • http://www.sipar.org/en

ACTIVITIES

Sipar is a leading education NGO in Cambodia promoting reading habits and supporting child and adult literacy. 

With a team of 55 Cambodian staff, we reach out to underprivileged populations across Cambodia through:

  • Setting up libraries and reading services in schools, communities, garment factories and prisons

  • Bringing books and literacy to remote rural areas and poor urban communities (Mobile Libraries)

  • Running awareness campaigns on nutrition, health & hygiene, environment, road safety, and other key social topics

  • Promoting youth volunteerism in rural communities

One of the top publishers in Cambodia, Sipar publishes books in Khmer language with a special focus on children’s and young adult literature.

BACKGROUND 

Operating in Cambodia since 1991, Sipar runs literacy and educational programs targeting underserved populations across all of Cambodia, in close partnership with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport. 

Our mission is to foster a culture of reading and to create a literate Cambodian society - a key lever of social development.

Since 1992, Sipar has:

  • implemented over 440 libraries and reading services nationwide, serving a total of 640,000 beneficiaries. 

  • published over 200 book titles in Khmer language, distributed to partner NGO’s and book stores

With 38 years of expertise, today, Sipar is a leading NGO providing technical and pedagogical support to national and provincial institutions, local authorities, communities and local NGOs in Cambodia.


People

Mr. Sothik Hok
Director

+855 (0)12 868 350‚Äč / 15 38 38 40
Ms. Villa Cheng
Administration & Finance Manager

+855 23 212 407
Ms. Katerina Velychko
Fundraising & Communication Manager

+855 010 200 740