Our mission

By initiating and realizing market-oriented solutions in rural areas of Africa and Asia we create sustainable social and economic change that contributes to the welfare of children and young people.

our projects

  • "I sell clean water to my community on a daily base"

    There is no shortage of water in Cambodia but it is often highly polluted. By installing 60 extra water treatment plants 2 million inhabitants will have acces to clean drinking water in the near future. Thanks to clean drinking water children are able to grow up healthy.

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  • New water stations in Kenya offer clean drinking water

    New water stations in Kenya offer clean drinking water

    By making sure clean drinking water is available, children can grow up healthy and adults will be sick less often.

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  • A fair sales market for African farmers

    A fair sales market for African farmers

    Disappointing harvests are a great problem for small farmers. By teaching farmers agricultural techniques, supplying them with good seeds and fertilizer and providing them a fair sales market, they are able to grow their own food and sell a portion of their harvest for income.

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  • "Now I also discuss difficult things with my dad"

    Abuse, neglect or exploitation of children van be reduced by child protection that focuses on prevention. Also, making quality assistance available and accessible to children that have been mistreated helps to make children feel safe again.

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  • "I'm ready for the job market!"

    The goal is to equip young people in northern Cambodia with the right skills for the job market. ICS takes them along to local companies, organizes job fairs and offers them apprenticeship opportunities.

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  • Youth Startups Cambodia: from dream to reality

    Youth Startups Cambodia: from dream to reality

    By offering motivated young people with a business idea tailored coaching, they are given a chance to market their enterprise.

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  • Vijana Reloaded provides springboard to work

    Vijana Reloaded provides springboard to work

    Youth unemployment in western Kenya is high. You want to get to work, but lack the specific skills that are important to local companies. The Vijana Reloaded educational program, set up in collaboration with local businesses and the Kenyan government, provides these young people with a springboard.

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  • A jump start for young entrepreneurs in Tanzania

    A jump start for young entrepreneurs in Tanzania

    By offering young entrepreneurs know-how and coaching, they learn which steps to take to make their business succeed. This way they get the chance to generate their own income and contribute to the local economy.

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  • The positive impact of 'Skillful Parenting' in Africa

    The positive impact of 'Skillful Parenting' in Africa

    Parents in the rural areas of Kenya and Tanzania are not always aware of the impact of education on their child. This is often due to the absence of information. The training "Skillful Parenting" offers help.

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  • Skillful Parenting improves family life in Cambodia

    Skillful Parenting improves family life in Cambodia

    By making parents aware of the impact of positive child-rearing, the atmosphere at home is bettered. Children are then able to feel safer at home.

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latest news

  • Skillful Parenting on Kenyan national TV
    26 Aug

    Skillful Parenting on Kenyan national TV

    Last week, the ICS Kenya Skillful Parenting Program was featured on a national Kenyan TV station. In 'Parenting the right way', one of the local trainers and beneficiaries shares his thoughts about the program's role in influencing today's parenting roles.

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  • Vacancy: CEFY Facilitator in Cambodia
    26 Aug

    Vacancy: CEFY Facilitator in Cambodia

    ICS Cambodia is looking for a CEFY Facilitator. The CEFY Facilitator is going to research the networking with relevant partners, preparing workshop and/or CEFY event, reporting and assist CEFY project manager in project development and proposal funding.

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  • Vacancy: Co-Facilitator Skillful Parenting
    26 Aug

    Vacancy: Co-Facilitator Skillful Parenting

    ICS Cambodia is looking for a Co-Facilitator Skillful Parenting. You will be responsible for implementation of the ICS Skillful Parenting Program in targeted community, develop new materials for skillful parenting and improve existing materials and facilitation techniques where necessary.

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  • New water stations about to operate in Cambodia
    26 Aug

    New water stations about to operate in Cambodia

    This week we completed three new water stations in Cambodia. Final touches are underway to enable the station start operating next week. In the meantime a selected local entrepreneur is being trained on running and managing the station.

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  • Water drilling for clean drinking water
    20 Aug

    Water drilling for clean drinking water

    The water drilling kicked off in Amagoro, Western Kenya. The ICS water project give the locals access to clean and safe drinking water for a small fee that helps maintain the water points.

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  • Business bootcamp for young entrepreneurs
    01 Aug

    Business bootcamp for young entrepreneurs

    Ambitious, junior entrepreneurs could join a 3-day business bootcamp in July, organised by Young Startups Cambodia.

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  • Maize harvest season Kenya
    14 Jul

    Maize harvest season Kenya

    <span class="userContent">In Western Kenya, the maize harvest season is in! Following the good quality farm input and trainings on how to care for their farms by ICS, farmers are happy to bring in a good crop this year. </span>

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  • Report Cambodia seminar
    01 Jul

    Report Cambodia seminar

    On 21 March 2014, ICS and the Psychology Department of the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) held a seminar on parenting (programs) in Cambodia. You can download the report about the seminar here.

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  • Parenting seminar The Hague
    28 Jun

    Parenting seminar The Hague

    The 15th&nbsp;of May 2014 marks the 20th&nbsp;anniversary of the International Year of the family.

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  • End violence against girls
    09 Dec

    End violence against girls

    ICS and partner&nbsp;Ponleur Kumar organized an event about ending violance against woman and girl in Cambodia. It was part of a national and international campaign of 16 Days of Activism against gender violence.

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  • Nafics up and running
    31 Oct

    Nafics up and running

    Nafics Ltd is a maize trading company owned by ICS that wants to improve the livelihood of smallholder farmers by filling in the imperfections in the Western Kenya maize supply chain.

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  • First kids Helpline Tanzania
    08 Jul

    First kids Helpline Tanzania

    ICS partner organisation C-SEMA and ICS made a Helpline possible for children in Tanzania. The toll free line 116.

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