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Livelihood Training Workshop on Chicken and Pig raising to Victims and Victims'family
August 26th to 28th, the Chicken and Pig raising Training was conducted three days by CCPCR under cooperation and support by USAID throw Winrock International. The 33 trainees are CCPCR's beneficiaries from Svay Rieng, Kampong Speu, Prey Veng, Kboung Khmom, and Mondulkiri province. They live in poor situation which have risk of migration and human trafficking, so this three days training is important to build their capacity building on livelihood.
23 Labor Trafficking Victims Were Back to Community Successfully
Cambodian Center for the Protection of Children's Rights (CCPCR) reintegrated 23 labor trafficking victims to their homeland successfully on september, 9th, after they were trafficked to work in Malaysia illegally and arrested to imprison for a month.
The victims were rescued by Cambodian authorities in Malaysia and they were repatriated back to Cambodia through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the collaboration of International Organization for Migration (IOM). So far they were reintegrated to community in Kratie and Kandal province successfully with the collaboration of CCPCR and CENTRAL. Therefore, most of the victims were poverty, unemployed, poor knowledge so they were cheated by broker easily.
One victim said he included other 22 victims were cheated and forced to work for a prolonged time in paper pad factory, but they got paid only 35,000 riels per day. He with his wife and son who were the same labor victims, got threatened and forced to work harder from day to day without increasing wage, eating and sleeping enough, he added.
He stated "I were regreted that I believed on brokers lure with high income but I committed not to go there again. I got mistreated and warned with arrested if I was out of workplace. I were charged more than 10000 Riels per day for not tasteful and full eating food,…But the work condition still increase every day."
He continued that he was arrested after fleeing from a wooden shed factory, because he was forced by brokers to thumb print for being removed to one another workplace. When arrived Cambodia those victims were referred to CCPCR and they got provided the services.
One victim's mother said that she regreted of believing on brokers' persuading to work with high salary in Malaysia. But she complained about the decision of migrant to work there because they are poor, no sustain job and income to support family. She continued that if NGOs provide them with support and help on vocational training, agriculture or animal raising training and offer some animals, they will be avoid from repeated migration.
Commune Chief who attended and welcomed their arrival stated that in his commune there are a lot of people migrated legally to work in Japan, Korea and Thailand, but some families were migrated illegally to Malaysia through their relatives. So far the authorities also used to advise them about challenges and unsafety of illegal migration.
CCPCR's Shelter Manager Mrs. Pok Bunna said getting supported by a partner of USAID's Cambodian Countering Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) program implemented by Winrock International, CCPCR is working closely with those victims to provide some service, such as safety reintegration to community, counseling, and interview about situation of their family.
CCPCR will follow up with them to provide their some basic needs such as, vocational training and job placement and small business in order to reduce maximum of unsafe migration and human trafficking in Cambodia.
CCPCR Set up Self Help Groups in 15 more Villages
Cambodian Center for the Protection of Children's Right (CCPCR) conducted a meeting with target groups in 7 target communes to set up more Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Svay Rieng. There are 15 more SHGs formed to serve the basic needs of people in the countryside and in purpose to end up migration.
These SHGs were formed under supported by partner of USAID's Cambodian Countering Trafficking in Person (CTIP) the program implemented by Winrock International. For providing advantage to beneficiaries and poverty people, these groups would allow them to loan for running the family business or do farming and lend rice for eating.
To set up SHGs from one to one village, CCPCR Livelihood officer, Mr. San Sorn said CCPCR provided capital for storing rice, initially provided technical and training on process only. Meanwhile, progress requires the participation of the citizens themselves contribute money build barn and monthly savings.
"they could get grain loan from self-help groups to eat, borrow money to run family business to increase their incomes to support their children's education and to help them avoided from migration and exploited their children to beg in Vietnam.", He added.
People who attended the meeting said they have always fallen shortage of capital and food to eat, so the formation of self-help groups will provide many benefits to them and they can help each other through the contribution.
According village chief of Riesey Chuorkhang Chheng village, these SHGs could help the poor family or contribute to develop the village by sharing budget to repair roads and school construction. The program has provided both financial and technical organizations by CCPCR, so that those members should be honest and work hard to improve their livelihoods, He added.
He added: "This group significantly contribute to people's life, within the reason of having capital for bartering in village, for example one farmer wants to plant without capital, so he has loan for cropping. Another thing, if people have business at their homeland, they never wants to go far away from home, unless they have no choice, so it would be reduced the migration rate".
Before decided to set up these SHGs, people get through coordination of CCPCR staff to discuss, consultant and present to understand the benefits and taste of being members. So they would commit to contribute their property. The reason of forming these 15 more SHGs is based on the successful experience of CCPCR's Rice Bank and Saving Group.
The Hope of Children after Returned Back From Vietnam
Children who were the victims of trafficking expressed their hope of learning and not fear of sending to beg in Vietnam again, after they were arrested and sent back by Vietnamese authorities and warmly perceived to stay at shelter of Cambodian Center for the Protection of Children's Rights.
A girl who used to dropped out of school and were forced to beg to pay debt of parents before dead. P (Instead of her real name) stated that she seemed to have been changed to a new life after came to stay and learn at CCPCR, because there are enough food, clothes and has time to enjoy as other children.
After parents dead, (P) was living with her aunt in Tnot commune. She said, she used to study but only 2 or 3 months, she was sent to beg in Vietnam. "I want to learn, but I were absent to make money to pay debt. My parents owed".
(P) is one 11 years old girl among 11 victims of children trafficking to beg in Vietnam who were rescued and sent back to Cambodia on 3rd August. She is also one among three children who have been admitted to stay at CCPCR's Svay Rieng shelter.
(L) is instead of the real name of one boy. He recalled his problem of going to beg in Vietnam. He was not so happy when asked about his situation. "My family is poor and have debt, I were bitten if I didn't go to beg with my parents", (L) said. He is afraid of being sent to Vietnam again, because he felt difficult and scare of living there, He added. His parents promised to send him to school next vocation, but he could not get until 9 years old.
Those three clients were interviewed by CCPCR, a partner with USAID's Cambodia Countering Trafficking in Person (CTIP) program implemented by Winrock International. They raised the similar awareness on CCPCR's program, which could help them from repeated migration and provided them a chances to study.
They also raised their hope in life and wanted to continue their studies until university. They wanted to complete their goal of teacher and policeman in order to help our society.
The Cambodian Centre for the Protection of Children’s Rights (CCPCR) is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit organization. Its task is to promote children’s rights by protecting and combating against Violence, Sexual Abuse, Child Trafficking and Exploitation. CCPCR was founded as a not-for-profit NGO in November 1994, by a group of Cambodian professionals highly committed to the welfare of Cambodian children. It commenced operations in March 1995 and its Statute was approved by the Ministry of Interior on Feb 27th 1997.
Currently, CCPCR is operating Child protection and Prevention program in 5 provinces including Phnom Penh, Svay Rieng, Siemreap, Kampong Thom, and Koh Kong. The programs focus on child protection issues including rescue, recover, rehabilitation and reintegration and prevention including strengthening child protection mechanism and community education.
CCPCR is extending the program and now is looking for a qualified person for the positions of Provincial Coordinator(1 position based in Kohkong province).
Develop strategies plan for prevent TIP at 7 communes in Koh Kong , documentation for follow up TIP survivor, monitoring plan, coordinate weekly and monthly meeting with subordinate and assisting field staffs in implementation project activities.
Build close relationships and actively learn within partner communities, local authorities through training, provide technical on prevention and protection of Human Trafficking, home visits, host families, attending community social events, etc.
Build good relationships that communicate CCPCR’s mission, values and identity to all appropriate stakeholders, including community groups, local authorities and other NGOs.
Facilitate formation and ongoing capacity building of new and existing community organizations, for holistic sustainable development, including partnership with CCPCR for project implementation where appropriate.
Train partner community groups on appropriate skills and self-assessment methods to build their capacity for management of local initiatives.
Facilitate the community to define monitoring process and indicators for mutual learning and accountability with CCPCR in project implementation and capacity building,
Participate in and support the implementation of Transformational Development (TD) Indicators measurement and program/project evaluation and facilitate community learning from results.
Promote communities to share and learn from their own experiences as part of confidence and capacity building.
Actively support the Area Development Program Manager in assessment and design processes and collaborate with Project Coordinators and prevention TIP project planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting processes relevant to assigned area that support TD and are aligned with Learning through Evaluation with Accountability and Planning (LEAP),
Ensure that gender analysis, child prevention and promote in school enrolment, and child protection are mainstreamed within CCPCR initiatives in their assigned communities,
The essential requirements:
Must understand and agree with CCPCR’s vision, mission and Core Values.
Bachelor degrees of Social Science, management or any related field,
At least 3 years experiences worked with Trafficking In Person (TIP),
Preferably has at least one year experience in working with Human Trafficking and poor community,
Must be willing to work close with target villagers and field office,
Must be able to travel long distances by motorbike, and required vehicle,
Knowledgeable in English and excellent interpersonal communication skills,
Competency in computer literate in Ms. Office, Email & Internet,
Report writing skills,
Knowledge of appropriate laws and regulations,
Fully able to embrace organizational values and possess a high level of commitment towards the mission of CCPCR,
This position is full-time and salary is based on previous experience/education. Women are encouraged to apply. To submit an application or request additional information, please contact Mr. Sieng Ramo, Finance/Admin Manager HP: 099 444 127/015 940 866, Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or Mr. Sek Sophal, Program Manager HP: 099444124, email@example.com. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and CVs & resumes cannot be returned to applicants. The deadline for application is on August 18th, 2016.
CCPCR is a Child safe organization. The successful candidate will be required to comply with the CCPCR’s Child Protection Policy and no tolerant who breached code of conduct.