Growing mushrooms has many benefits for farmers in Kampong Khan, Cambodia. It’s contributed to food security, reduced labor migration, and family reunification.
Respectfully adopting the Bunong word ‘Jahoo’ meaning female Gibbon, World Hope is working alongside the Indigenous Community Committee (ICC) towards a low impact, eco-tourism plan, enhancing both the previous business model and camp facilities for future visitors…
Discover what World Hope is doing among the Bunong communities in Cambodia to combat deforestation & poaching, preserve culture, provide clean water, and more
One softly spoken farmer proudly uttered “Thanks to mushroom farming, I can now afford to build a toilet…”
“I started my first mushroom house in January 2017. I decided to invest in growing mushroom. It was just like taking a big step for my family. Our family was so worried we might end up losing our money if mushroom production is not good. However, my mushroom production has been running well…”
“My family has one hectare of land for rice farming and our livelihood for years were depending on just one season rice crop every year. We went through this situation, again and again, each year for not having enough rice to eat…“