Case Studies

USAID CTIP Case Study 5 Original Photo copy.jpgVulnerable Villagers Cheated by a Recruitment Agency Win Financial Compensation

August 2017, Kampong Cham – Chheary Chhun was approached by a woman who said she could find him a job in Japan with a salary of between US$1,500-3,000 per month. To get this job, he would have to pay US$4,700 to a private recruitment agency for registration and a three-month training course. “The salary promised was high, I thought I could help my family and I expected to earn a lot in Japan…more

USAID CTIP Case Study 4 Photo copy webNew Skills Enable Vulnerable Returned Migrants to Earn Locally

May 2017, Siem Reap – Leang and Sopheap migrated to Thailand to work on fruit farms because they could not find a job in Cambodia. They returned home to take care of their elderly parents. “When we returned to Cambodia, we had difficulties to start a business with no money and no skills,” said Leang…more

usaid-ctip-case-study-3-photo-copyBong Pheak Gives Hope to Young Low-Skilled Job Seeker

January 2017, Phnom Penh – Lihorn Naw is from Kampong Cham province in Cambodia and is 24-years old. She has never migrated before but started to consider migrating because she had been searching unsuccessfully for a job for such a long time within Cambodia…more

usaid-ctip-case-study-2-photo-copyFormer Child Beggar Pursues Small Business to Become Motorbike Mechanic

November 2016, Bavet – After his father left the family when he was only 12 years old, Dara* quit school to find work to provide food for his mother and three siblings. With no opportunities for earning money, Dara and his family travelled to beg on the streets of Vietnam. Life in Vietnam was difficult for Dara and his family, who barely made enough to survive…more

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CTIP Partner Coordinates Release and Repatriation of Enslaved Cambodian Bride

August 2016, Phnom Penh – In November 2013, 27-year-old Srey Leap* left Phnom Penh with four other Cambodian women for China. She left her family and village for a high-paying factory job to support her family, a job that she was promised by a broker. However, when the women arrived, they were forced to marry Chinese men or pay $1,000 to the brokers, and none of them had $1,000 to pay. Srey Leap was forced to marry a Chinese man, and after giving birth to his child he and his family became abusive…more