After registration with MOI in 2008 by UNG Chanrattana, TCO conducted WASH programs in targeted rural areas and accomplished various agriculture training on organic vegetable productions, livestock, and fish-raising to vulnerable groups and relevant stakeholders. They also began promoting community-based natural resource management, as well as self-help groups to be self-sustaining. TCO also seeks out generous support for vulnerable groups, such as women and children, in the targeted remote areas.
Have a look at the TCO team:
After 6 years of work as project manager with non-profit NGOs including Banteay Srei Conservation Projects and School Construction/Project, Rattana has become an ED to TCO, which is based in Siem Reap. He earned a Bachelor of Fishery Science degree at Royal University of Agriculture in 2002 at Chamkardong, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. His research thesis was about community-based natural resource management. He also graduated with a master’s degree in Business Administration majored in General Management at the Build Bright University in Siem Reap. Within his work assignment, he has received various extensive training in courses and workshops, including WASH Sectors, Organic vegetable production, social enterprise development, and relevant networking meetings. He was born in Siem Reap where he currently lives with his wife and two children.
Bunthy was born in Battambang and currently lives in Siem Reap. He completed a bachelor’s degree of Business Administration in Finance and Banking. He conducted various surveys during his studies.
He started working as a research assistant at TCO in October 2012. His work was funded by USAID through the WorldFish Center. After successfully passing his probation, due to his experience and commitment, he became a permanent field research assistant for TCO, and works with two other field research assistants.
He has completed his role in the Rice Field Fishery Enhancement Project (RFFEP) and is looking forward to working again for TCO.
Malibopha was born in Kampong Cham and currently lives in Siem Reap. She earned a bachelor of Animal Husbandry degree. She conducted various surveys during her study. Before working with TCO, she worked for Amret Microfinance Institute in Phnom Penh as a compensation Officer.
Starting October 2012, she was recruited as a data entry assistant at TCO, funded by USAID through the WorldFish Center. Using her experience and commitment, she successfully passed her probation and she has become a permanent data entry assistant for TCO. She works with two other field research assistants.
She was involved in Aquatic Agriculture Systems (AAS) program, during which she became a Field Officer. Due to her good work as a Field Officer in the AAS program (which concluded in 2015), she was promoted to Research Officer for the Rice Field Fishery Enhancement Project (RFFEP).
As of March 2016, after successfully finishing the RFFEP, Malibopha became the Program Coordinator for TCO to oversee current projects.
Nara was born in Prasat Village, Somrong Yea Commune, Puok District, Siem Reap Province.
He graduated from the Faculty of Pedagogy in Battambang in 1998.
He was an Administrator in various local NGOs and worked on land management programs, facilitated community development projects, implemented natural resource management projects, formed community based organizations and prepared session plans for training on how to grow vegetable and raise chickens.
Upon joining TCO in June 2013, Nara has focused his efforts on education on gardening and farming and Aquatics Systems (AAS) programs.
When the AAS program completely, Nara joined the Home Vegetable Garden Project as a Master Trainer, where he assists in selecting and training households and community leaders in how to successfully manage their home gardens.
Samneang was born in Teok Thla Village, Teok Thla Commune, Sereysophone Town, Banteay Meanchey Province, Cambodia.
He completed a bachelor’s degree specializing in Agronomy at Mean Chey University, Banteay Meanchey Province, Cambodia.
Before working with TCO he used to volunteer with CEDAC (NGO) at Siem Reap Province. He also worked with Khmer Farm company and Longan Farm. He also did some work as a technic of both chemical and compost fertilizer and insect control, at Pailin Province.
He started working as a research assistant at TCO in June 2014. His work was funded by USAID through the WorldFish. After successfully passing his probation, due to his experience and commitment, he became a permanent field research assistant for TCO, and works with two other field research assistants.
After the conclusion of the Rice Field Fishery Enhancement Project, he joined the Home Vegetable Garden Project, where he works with Nara to educate households on tending to their home gardens and providing nutrition to their families.