From 2013-2019, we helped civil society organizations, social enterprises, technology companies and young innovators in Cambodia test, design, and implement technology-enabled projects that address development challenges. Explore the projects below.

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Grantee: Edemy

Partners: USAID Cambodia

Technical Partner: Edemy

Technology Solution: Mobile App

This grant supports Edemy to build high school students’ capacity to co-create e-learning contents for Tesdopi app and use the app to address the “too late to learn” phenomenon and prepare for the BACII examination through Tesdopi, which can be realized through “Tesdopi Student Ambassador” program, “Effective Learning” Social Media Campaigns and Tesdopi e-Learning Workshop.

Grantee: Bikay Co., Ltd

Partners: Conscious Tourism Cambodia

Technical Partner: Bikay Co., Ltd

Technology Solution: Website, Mobile App

This grant supports Bikay to improve CBT website, "" and develop two mobile applications on Android and iOS operating systems to help the local and international tourists access online and offline features to improve planning and traveling challenges in Cambodia.

Grantee: Danmission

Partners: USAID Cambodia, Preah Rokar Forest Community Network

Technical Partner: Web Essentials

Technology Solution: Mobile App

This grant supports NGO Danmission to improve the existing forest monitoring application to reach the Preah Rokar Forest Community Network (PFCN) and improve user experience and reporting.

Feature Story: Combatting Illegal Deforestation with an App

Grantee: InSTEDD iLab Southeast Asia

Partners: USAID Cambodia, KAPE

Technical Partner: InSTEDD iLab Southeast Asia

Technology Solution: E-career counselling

This grant will support InSTEDD to implement the project titled “Scale Up of Trey Visay - Supporting Youth Careers & Futures in Cambodia”. The project aims to connect young people to information about career counselling and vocational training through the Trey Visay mobile app. The project helps ensure that young people they have increased access to tools and resources to better prepare for their careers (Trey Visay means compass in Khmer). Watch the video about Trey Visay and test it out yourself on the Play Store and the App Store.

Feature Story: Our partner InSTEDD iLab Southeast Asia, and director Channé Suy Lan, are featured in a recent podcast by Social Innovation Asia. Listen to hear more about their story, and their work in Cambodia.

Grantee: Buddhism for Peace Organization (BPO)

Partners: USAID Cambodia

Technical Partner: Buddhism for Peace Organization (BPO)

Technology Solution: Community-based media production & content development with an awareness campaign via online radio and social media

This project empowered Prey Lang communities to tell their stories through community-based media production activities, and BPO collected these stories and created content from people from five communes to broadcast online. Ultimately, these stories helped raise awareness about citizens' issues in Prey Lang at the local and national level through social media and online radio.

Grantee: WaterSHED

Partners: USAID Cambodia

Technical Partner: CamMob

Technology Solution: Supply chain management system for WASH product suppliers

This project tested a digital tool to help improve the efficiency of service delivery for the rural sanitation supply chain for WASH product suppliers (toilets, pipes, latrines, concrete, etc.). The app centralized outreach planning, inventory management, invoice and payment tracking, income and expenditure summary and outstanding delivery schedule and location information for toilet sales and distribution.

Success Story: Leveraging Mobiles to Boost Efficiencies in the Rural Sanitation Market

Grantee: Cooperation Committee for Cambodia

Partners: USAID Cambodia

Technical Partner: Webits

Technology Solution: Open source digital Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) app and support package

This grant supports CCC’s implementation of the Digital Data Collection and Visualization for M&E project. This program was developed to design and pilot a replicable and sustainable Digital M&E Support Package that equips organizations with the ability to efficiently collect, manage, and conduct basic visualization of M&E data with mobile and cloud-based data management systems.

Grantee: Advocacy and Policy Institute

Partners: USAID Cambodia

Technical Partner: Open Institute

Technology Solution: Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system & mobile app to provide transparent public services' procedures & fees

This project tested a tool to make public service prices more available through interactive voice response technology (IVR), which enabled access to audio information files offline without incurring data charges. Initially, it makes available the prices of public services and then expand over time to provide additional information based on citizen priorities.

Success Story: Hotline and Mobile App Improve Access to Public Service

Grantee: Cambodian Center for Independent Media

Partners: USAID Cambodia

Technical Partner: Open Institute

Technology Solution: Open source mobile app and a platform for concerned citizen journalists to report news on the field

This project supported the design and development of a tool for Cambodian Center for Independent Media's citizen journalists (CJs) to collect, report, and track local issues from around the country. The reporting tool aimed to increase coverage of these local issues by linking Cambodian and international media outlets to these stories quickly and efficiently.

Grantee: ALiEN DEV

Partners: USAID Cambodia, EZECOM, Cellcard, Wing, myTEB, Sabay

Technical Partner: ALiEN DEV

Technology Solution: Khmer Keyboard for Android smartphones

This project focused on the development of a mobile application by social enterprise ALiEN DEV to improve speed of typing in Khmer script. The app allows more Cambodians to communicate via mobile phones in their native language.

Success Story: Giving Cambodians a Digital Voice

Grantee: World Education, Inc.

Partners: USAID Cambodia

Technical Partner: CamMob

Technology Solution: Android-based learning tools

This project funded the development of a digital literacy assessment tool for the Total Reading Approach for Children (TRAC) project's Continuous Assessment System (CAS). The assessment app promoted teacher understanding and used of the CAS as a diagnostic tool for student learning. The CAS App also facilitated teacher and student use and understand of technology in the classroom.

Success Story: TEST Application Cultivates Reading Culture for Young Cambodians