BIG STORY (CNN):
When the oldest kid in class is 69 years old!
Durge Kami, 69, was born into a poor family and never received a formal education as a child, but that hasn’t stopped him from finishing school now.
Cambodia 3D Hand
Bun Vibol is getting to use his right hand for the first time in 30 years, thanks to 3D printing.
3D printers saves lifes in Nepal
One year after a devastating series of earthquake in Nepal, one organisation is using a 3D printer to provide assistance to crumbled hospitals in remote areas that have broken medical equipments.
The cemetery with graves for rent
Many of the dead burried at Manila North Cemetery are temporary residents. Permanent resting places are simply out of reach for many, so they rent graves instead. And when the money runs out, it’s Alfonso’s job to evacuate the old remains.
This short film is about the emergency rehabilitation work of Handicap International teams after the earthquake in Nepal.
Prosthetic mobile clinic
Sophal stepped on a landmine when he was 18. he just got his prosthetic leg fixed thanks to this new mobile clinic.
The Cambodian government is working to remove millions of mines from rural areas, but instead of using metal detectors, they are using giants rats trained to smell TNT.
Is this creature too cute to live?
The tarsier is belived to be 45 million years old. Now, it’s under threat. Carlito Pizzaras, aka the Tarsier Man is a former tarsier’s hunter who’s now dedicated his life to saving them.
INTERnational Comittee of the REd Cross (ICRC) :
Going Mobile with work and life
Ngov Chreb suffered spinal injuries that changed her life forever. After years of suffering the effects of disability, she has found a new livelihood thanks to a project providing financial assistance to people with disabilities in Battambang, Cambodia.
Recycling for coffee
Coffee discount for empty plastic bottles? Sounds like a pretty good deal!
GREAt Big Story (Cnn):
Durian fruit: a smell so rotten, but a taste so sweet
Durian has been described as the most foul-smelling fruit in the world. Its aroma has been compared to raw sewage, rotten flesh and smelly gym socks. Durian’s smell is so pungent that the spiky-skinned, custard-like fruit is even banned in some places in Singapore and Malaysia. But for its fans, there is nothing better in the world.
Standing taller every day
In April 2015, Nirmala and Khendo each lost a leg after suffering injuries during the earthquake. Since then, they’ve received new legs and physical therapy from Handicap International and stand taller every day.
Manila Cemetery – Living with the dead
Many people live in Manila North Cemetery and some of them serve as caretakers of the mausoleums.