Children of the Mekong

Big Give Christmas Challenge

Allow young people to reach high school in Cambodia

Every pound will be doubled


Children of the Mekong is headquartered in France and has several chapters in the United Kingdom, USA, Netherlands, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and Switzerland.

Since 1958, Children of the Mekong supports children’s education in Southeast Asia.

In Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines, Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar, we run child sponsorship programmes, education centres, and projects to provide access to education to the most underprivileged children. Our priorities of action are as follows:

Education for girls Rural and isolated populations Refugees and displaced personsEthnic minorities  Disability and chronic illnesses Slums and informal settlements 



Double your donations this Christmas. Between 28th November and 5th December, donate through the Big Give Christmas Challenge to support the children of Sarmong Education Centre in Northwest Cambodia.


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Since 1958, Children of the Mekong supports children's education in Southeast Asia.

Our History Since 1958
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With 85.1% of charitable expenditure, our priority is to keep our core costs as low as possible to support even more children.

Financial Transparency Learn more
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Our London team is mostly made of volunteers. Join our team and make a difference!

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Providing education, training and support, we help children and young people to improve their standard of living and to grow intellectually, emotionally and morally.

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Sponsor a child in Asia

Progress: 69%

Sponsored children: 9 of 13

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Progress: 95%

Sponsored children: 21 of 22

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Children on a boat in Shan State, Myanmar
Progress: 91%

Sponsored children: 42 of 46

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Progress: 95%

Sponsored children: 23 of 24

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Progress: 57%

Sponsored children: 40 of 69

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Progress: 92%

Sponsored children: 12 of 13

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Progress: 93%

Sponsored children: 28 of 30

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Srey Mao

“My name is Srey Mao, and in my country it is hard to find a good job after graduating. Thanks to Children of the Mekong, I learned that I had to adapt to my environment, I learned to take initiative and to communicate and to be honest, which is not common among Cambodia’s graduates. I have been working in a big phone company in Phnom Penh for four years, and I am now in charge of all of the agents on a national scale. The achievement I am most proud of is to have been able to establish a social project in my company that sponsors underprivileged children in the Kratie province. I would like to give a chance to young people like the one Children of the Mekong gave to me ten years ago. I promised myself I would make a commitment to help others when I graduated; to have a role in my country’s development is my priority. Children of the Mekong taught me what real love is, you changed my life, and you freed me.” 

Srey Mao, Former Sponsored Child  of Children of the Mekong

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Progress: 51%

Funds raised so far: 51%

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