Tag: work migration

  • When the children move for work, their parents take care for their children

    When the children move for work, their parents take care for their children

    Elderly in the rural area in Cambodia have given a new shape to reciprocity during the last decade. In the rural area, where people live from farming mostly, and are still living in an extended family environment, there has been a population change. Many adult children move to a city or neighboring countries for work […]

  • Older people associations in Battambang

    Older people associations in Battambang

    In every country we did research so far, we found different approaches of dealing with loneliness, sickness, income and social exclusion in the lives of elderly.┬áIn Cambodia, the main 2 care systems are the (extended) family, and the Buddhist religion in pagoda’s. This leaves a lot of elderly uncared for, unable to meet even the […]