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Assistance for suppliers

All suppliers that we work with are carefully pre-screened. They all have their own QC process in place. When you place orders with Export Assistance Program Cambodia, our manager personally visits the producers during production to oversee quality control during production and prior to shipment. All of our products are handmade. Most use locally available indigenous materials. The producers combine modern designs with traditional elements.

The Hinrich Foundation cordially invites you to help to purchase the quality handmade products from underprivileged artisans support themselves and their families via trade. Your support truly makes positive impacts for people’s lives. Kindly visit to order more items via here or contact our team through email.

The people behind the products:

Touch Sreyleak – A single mother

Touch Sreyleak – A single mother

  • Background: A single mother raising a 13-year-old son
  • Education: 5th grade primary school
  • Employed: Producer at Lotus Silk Boutique
  • Aspirations: “I work to save money for my son’s future.”
Prom Rai – A polio survivor and single father

Prom Rai – A polio survivor and single father

  • Background: Contracted polio at 3, a single father raising a 12-year-old daughter
  • Education: 6th grade primary school
  • Employed: Producer at Lotus Silk Boutique
  • Aspirations: “I’m working to support my daughter.”
Peng Sreyleak – A deaf orphan

Peng Sreyleak – A deaf orphan

  • Background: Born deaf as one of eight children with two deaf siblings, her father passed away in 2001 and mother died of HIV in 2004
  • Education: 2nd grade primary school
  • Employed: Producer at Peace Handicrafts
  • Aspirations: “I hope I can make more products daily, so I can make more money for my savings.”
Lak Sam At – A polio survivor

Lak Sam At – A polio survivor

  • Background: Contracted polio as a child in a poor farming family. “I was discriminated against at work. I hope this won’t happen anymore. I want to be treated the same way as normal people.”
  • Education: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in finance at Western University
  • Employed: Quality Control inspector at Watthan Artisans Cambodia (WAC): a disabled worker-run cooperative
  • Aspirations: “I hope to have my own business in the future – a printing or clothing shop.”
Ben Chanratana – A polio survivor

Ben Chanratana – A polio survivor

  • Background Contracted polio at 5 months old. Her left arm was disabled in an accident when she was four months old.
  • Education 5th grade primary school. Her cousins carried her on their backs to school, but she eventually dropped out due to traveling difficulties.
  • Employed Producer at Watthan Artisans Cambodia (WAC): a disabled worker-run cooperative
  • Aspirations “I am happy to work here because I can earn money to support myself. I hope to become a fashion tailor in the future.”
Sun Samphors – A deaf cowherd

Sun Samphors – A deaf cowherd

  • Background One of four children and deaf from birth. Would tend to the family cows alone since he was excluded by village children.
  • Education 2nd grade primary school
  • Employed Producer at Peace Handicrafts
  • Aspirations “I am happy to work here because I have many friends and I can earn money to support myself.”
Mr. Tuon Sochea

Mr. Tuon Sochea

  • Background: A disabled man, 32 years old.
  • Education: primary school
  • Employed: Producer at KhmerLife
  • Aspirations: “I want to not only suppler own family but other craftsmen.”
Mrs. Mao Joun

Mrs. Mao Joun

  • Background: A single mother, 50
  • Education: 5th grade primary school
  • Employed: Designer at KhmerLife
  • Aspirations: “I hope to use my skills to train more people to help and make their lives better.”
Miss. Mam Phalla

Ms. Mam Phalla

  • Background: A polio single lady, the fifth child among nine
  • Education: 6th grade primary school
  • Employed: Producer at Yodicraft
  • Aspirations: “I want to have a personal clothes shop in the next five years.”