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We are a finalist for Responsible Tourism Award!

Kinyei, an association that operates Soksabike and Kinyei Cafe, is selected as a finalist for Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Award 2015! We are very excited to have received this recognition for our effort in promoting sustainable tourism. Please have a look at this Soksabike’s page on some of the examples of our responsible tourism practices. You […]

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Waste Management project in Battambang

Soksabike attended a press conference organized by our friends COMPED and Exo Foundation at COMPED premise near the landfill in Battambang, on May 28, and learned about the waste management project COMPED implemented this year. The project had three main activities as follows, with the aim of educating the community members about the importance of […]

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How to build a house out of plastic waste

Follow these steps* and you too can easily build a house from plastic waste! 1. Collect used plastic bottles, straw, bags, cigarette butts, Styrofoam, and other small things made of plastic. 2. Wash and dry the plastic waste. 3. Using a chopstick, stuff the small items in plastic bottles. 4. Make hundreds of them. 5. […]

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Clean-up at Killing Field on World Environment Day

June 5 is the World Environment Day and Soksabike organized a clean-up day at a public primary/secondary school located next to Memorial for the Khmer Rouge victims near Samrong Knong Pagoda in Battambang. We organized the event in partnership with Samrong Knong Community Learning Center, which provides peace education to young students in Battambang as […]

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Conducting an Annual Social Impact Survey

Every year we like to review our work, and ask the families we work with whether we are having a positive effect on their livelihoods, and to evaluate what we need to consider in the future. This year we carried out an extensive questionnaire, not only covering our work together, but also general contextual issues […]

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Working for a Social Enterprise

Working for a Social Enterprise: Looking beyond the money at what really matters. “Give a man a fish and you will feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and you will feed him for a lifetime” Proverb. Social enterprises are businesses and organisations that focus more on effecting positive development in both social […]

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Hydropower in South East Asia: worrying prospects

Hydropower, created through hydroelectric dams, has played a huge role in the proliferation of renewable energy sources worldwide, and unimaginable agricultural feats allowing us to make the desert bloom. However, the environmental destruction of dams is consistently cited as a major drawback to an otherwise promising energy source. Beyond this, the disruption of natural river […]

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On Traveling – Responsibilities and Possibilities

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness”  -Mark Twain A traveler must bring with them an open mind, and willingness to discover and respect the unfamiliar environments they encounter. Equally, those being encountered can learn from the strangers visiting them. Thus tourism comes with a responsibility, both by the provider and the practitioner. Support […]

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Sustainability – knowing what you want but not how to get there

It is very difficult to argue against the benefits of achieving sustainability. The term itself is weighted with expectation of being the “silver bullet” to our world’s problems. The Brutland Report famously described sustainable development as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising future generations ability to meet their own needs”. In […]

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On How to Travel Responsibly

As tourists we are spenders in an industry that is growing to encompass 10% of the global economy. Whilst our spending power varies, very rarely does a tourist travel without sampling local foods, visiting local sites, paying for accommodation, joining tours etc. As a growing sector, tourism represents an exciting opportunity to link economic development […]

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