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On my journey to understand the process of clearing mines and other XO and UXO, I have met with various landmine action operators in Cambodia. It's good to see that all the organisations seem to employ only a limited number of foreigners with the actual...

https://youtu.be/SL2P3ruMD9E Do you have a dog, a cat or maybe a pet rat? On April 5, which was International Mine Action Day, Emi & Eve  adopted a professional landmine clearing rat called Magawa who works at Apopo in Siem Reap. APOPO is an acronym from Dutch which stands...

Emi & Eve is thrilled to announce our collaboration with jewellery atelier Ammo in Siem Reap. Ammo was founded by UK jewellery designer Madeline Green, who established her atelier with backing from local NGO SaoMao. Ammo Jewellery Design was formed from the desire to marry...

I was born in Pursat province, Cambodia. I don’t have any siblings and my mother died when I was 4 years old. My father was killed when I was 8 years old by a notorious Khmer Rouge soldier. It was a terrible time for me....

It's hard to imagine what went on thirty years ago in the Kingdom of Cambodia, where people now go about their business planting rice, going to market, getting married and going to school like any other in South East Asia. Talk to anyone as young...

What adventures did you create as a kid? Perhaps you built a tree house in the backyard, or played ball with the neighbours' kids. Until it was time to go in for dinner. This was a far cry for children in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge...

Emi & Eve have been working with a home working seamstress, Thearith Soun, for some time. Thearith is a skilled tailor. She is also not only a war survivor but also a HIV survivor. She heads a small group of seamstresses with HIV in her community....

The grand entrance of the CMAC headquarters in Phnom Penh is flanked by a couple of large decommissioned bombs. It delivers you into a cream walled,  empty, high ceilinged lobby featuring an enormous poster depicting a green countryside scene of demining activities.  On my introductory visit,...

Once upon a time I was walking through a busy underpass in Kowloon and saw a young mainland Chinese girl begging with her baby. This was not at all uncommon. Walking down the streets in Hong Kong, you will occasionally come across physically disfigured people sitting...