The first project of Damnok Toek (‘drop of water’ in English) was created by the Goutte d'eau foundation in 1997 in Neak Loeung. Other projects followed in Poipet (1999), Phnom Penh (2003) and Kep (2016).
Damnok Toek supports the most disadvantaged and vulnerable children in Cambodia and their families. It also offers programs for children and young adults with physical and / or mental disabilities.
In 2013, to be able to work effectively but also to gain more weight with the government, the various Damnok Toek centers came together to become a single NGO under the name Damnok Toek (DT).
Currently Damnok Toek takes care of about 1,000 children a day and employs 120 employees in the cities of:
Since 1999 Damnok Toek has been offering programs to help street children and children victims of trafficking in Poipet: prevention, medical care, education, rehabilitation, reintegration.
Damnok Toek has been offering programs for children with physical and / or mental disabilities since 2003: Group Homes, medical care, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, education. The Disability Center was transferred from Phnom Penh to Neak Loeung in 2018 to become a Center of Excellence in the field of disability.
Created by the Goutte d’eau foundation in 2016, the Kep Farm is a social enterprise currently run by Damnok Toek. It offers young people with severe mental disabilities a safe place to live and work.
For more information: www.damnoktoek.org