For over 23 years, Sipar has helped Cambodia fight illiteracy and develop school and public reading. An enrichment to this program has been the establishment of a publishing branch for books in khmer eleven years ago.
200 000 new readers among children
300 school libraries
18 public Reading Centers
9 mobile libraries
2500 school librarians trained
17 reading corners in hospital
10 projects of communal educational services development
26 prison libraries
3 libraries for garmentworkers
120 titles for young people in khmer
1 500 000 books were published
Discover our video on the first 3 Libraries Resource Centers set up in garment factories around Phnom Penh and Siem Reap.
Workers, site management and employer organization representatives describe the advantages of these places of both relaxation and education.
This key sector for the Cambodian economy has experienced tremendous growth and employs over 700,000 workers, 90% women, mostly aged under 25 years who interrupted schooling very young to support their families. Most of them need more education to face their new urban life !
Sharing the book - During 5 minutes, follow the actions of Sipar in the libraries and publishing sector since 1991 in Cambodia.
It’s the 2nd guidebook in Khmer language published by Sipar.
It brings readers to a wonderful journey which departs from Kulen mountain by descending along the Siem Reap River passing by 11 main sites with their hidden mysteries: Kulen mountain, Banteay Srey, Baray Neak Pean, Angkor Thom, Royal Palace, Baphuon, Ta Prohm, Banteay Kdey, West Mebon, Koh Tameas and the Siem Reap International Airport, where preventive archaeological researches have been undertaken.
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SIPAR honored by the IBBY network (International Board on books for Young People) for the publication of : “The Prince who Never Laughed” by Dary Heng and for the translation of “James and the Giant Peach” by Navy Hort.Lire la suite
A mobile library under the aspect of a motorbike has taken the road in Ratanakiri carrying books to remote areas.Lire la suite
Sipar has received the IBBY ASAHI Reading Promotion Awards 2012 ,Lire la suite