For a Child's Smile - PSE: From destitution to a vocation

A life without dreams
is no life at all.
Christian des Pallières
For over 20 years, PSE has been operating in Cambodia to help children escape destitution and get a decent job.
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Children standing in a classroom at one of PSE's community centres

The fundamental role of community centres in the fight against child malnutrition

Located in the shanty towns where the families helped by PSE live, community centres play an essential role in helping children to grow up properly.

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A girl from a state school and her mother visit PSE

Involving the families of children supported by PSE to improve their schooling

PSE is launching a new initiative: welcoming children attending state schools and their families to create links and reduce the number of drop outs.

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Portrait of Danich, a former PSE student

From Phnom Penh to Bangladesh, the incredible destiny of Danich

Education has always been a priority to Danich's family, despite difficult living conditions. Thanks to her good grades, she studied at a Bengali university.

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Marisa and her husband Fernando in front of the PSE entrance

Testimony of Marisa, committed to the children of Cambodia

Marisa, committed to PSE for 20 years
to ensure school continuity during the school break!

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Portrait of Sochea, former PSE student

Sochea, a path to fulfilment thanks to PSE

After a difficult childhood, Sochea saw his life and future transformed when he joined the PSE programmes. He is now a fulfilled adult!

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Docteur Malai in the PSE infirmary

Decades at PSE providing healthcare to the poorest families

Dr. Malai has been committed to her mission for 21 years and speaks of her work at PSE with love and passion.

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Portrait of Sokchea, left, and Kunthea, right

Providing a suitable education for children with disabilities

Cross portrait of Sokchea, a young girl in the PSE adapted teaching section, and Kunthea, her educator

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Les Pépites (Little Gems)

Information about Les Pépites (Little Gems), a Xavier de Lauzanne's film: the trailer, a word from the director, next projections...

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Our track record of putting the smile back on thousands of children's faces

  • In Cambodia, our staff is mainly from the local community. Cambodians are the players in the development of their country to ensure the durability of our programmes.
  • 22 years of action and more than 11,000 children saved from destitution
  • In France and in the world, a network based on volunteers with only 5 salaried staff based in our headquarters.

A rigorous financial management to ensure an efficient action

  • Social programmes 90%
  • Overheads 5%
  • Fundraising costs 5%

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To see the smiles on children' faces, to see where we come from and the happiness on every faces in our centre in Phnom Penh...
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