A project of GlobeMed
GlobeMed at UVa partners with BFT in Siem Reap, Cambodia to stop the cycle of malnutrition and improve the quality of health and education.
Who We Are// GlobeMed at UVA
Founded in 2011, GlobeMed at UVA is committed to fostering a strong partnership with the Build Your Future Today Center based in Siem Reap, Cambodia. GlobeMed at UVA is committed to improving the health of the people living in the villages around Siem Reap, Cambodia and ending the cycle of malnutrition.
Our Partner// Build Your Future Today in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Build Your Future Today Center (BFT) is a nonprofit non-governmental organization founded in 2006 in order to improve lifestyles of children living in poverty. BFT's mission is to provide education and economic tools required to attain self-sufficiency among Cambodians. GlobeMed's partnership started in Fall 2011. BFT's projects center around Community Education Development, Child Support Center, Community Healthcare/Nutrition Development, Community Peace Building, and Livelihood Improvement.
Our Project// $5,500 to End the Cycle of Malnutrition
Our project is to provide daily nutrition to stop the cycle of malnutrition, maternal health classes to reduce rates of mortality, and community education training and support for 253 families in the villages of Sre Robong and Arak Svay, Siem Reap, Cambodia. At the end of 4 years, over 300 pre-school children and over 1000 community members at both communities in Arak Svay and Sre Robong will benefit directly.