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Knitters found!

The radio ads, which have only been on for two days, have paid off. This morning I met with our first two knitters, sister’s-in-law, who are happy to join our team. They come from a Cham community north of the city and are going to introduce me to other family members who also know how […]

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searching and talking

Deep sigh. This week, which is still a day and half (Saturday mornings are spent training Yeng’s staff at NETPRO) away from being over, has been all about looking for things and people and about talking about things with people. I’ve driven around the city to all the markets, looking for someone who will import […]

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Stitch by stitch

I guess at this early life stage of this blog it might be pertinent to explain why I am throwing caution to the wind and armed with only my enthusiasm and high expectations, starting a knitting co-op type social enterprise in Cambodia. It all started when I was in Austria, a 6 year old child […]

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Getting started

This first thing I need to do before anything else, is get a good translator to help me. My Khmer is very basic and although I can get by at the market and around town, its not enough for talking to people in government offices or making inquiries at factories. So the search for a […]

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