Khmer Youth and Social Development (KYSD)

 

Country

Cambodia

Organization

Khmer Youth and Social Development (KYSD)

KYSD was founded in 2000 to mobilize Cambodia's youth to participate in the civic and political life of their communities. KYSD empowers young people to become active voices for democracy and environmental protection by mobilizing them to work with community groups and local leadership councils. KYSD youth work to improve living conditions in communities and promote understanding of basic human rights and gender equality.

Project

Promoting Youth Participation and Good Governance

Purpose: To promote closer working relationships between young people and local authorities by providing capacity building on land and community forest rights and opportunities to collaborate on local natural resource management issues.

Project Grant Amount $20,000
Total Grants Received $35,000
Years Supported 2
Theme Civil and Political Rights
Population Served Farmers and fisherfolk, Youth