Founded in 2004, the NGO “1001fontaines” (“Teuk-saat 1001” in Cambodia) has won the Google Impact Challenge through a public voting system. Through Google.org, the philanthropic arm of Google, the Google Impact Challenge was created to support and promote innovative projects that can have a positive impact on the world.
CamboSearch is a new search engine that gathers technology service providers across Cambodia, and aims to provide easy access to such services. Launching today, Geeks in Cambodia caught up with the Siya, one of the developers as well as Darren, their consultant to find out more about what they do.
At the Communicable Disease Control Cambodia (CDC Cambodia), various innovative digital tools have been implemented into processes to prevent disease outbreaks around the country. CDC Cambodia is responsible for recording all the diseases that could potentially affect public health throughout the day, 7 days a week. These diseases range from small scale outbreaks to a pandemic.
Facebook has partnered with Smart Axiata, a telecommunications service provider company, to bring Free Basics to Cambodia. This means that Cambodian users will be able to access a range of basic internet services for free via Free Basics’ mobile website or through their mobile application. The Kingdom will be the 22nd country in the world where this project will be launched, providing an opportunity for internet usage in rural areas. This service will be available in Khmer as well as in English.
Remember Everjobs? Cambodia’s fastest growing career portal that has already commenced operation in 7 other countries – Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Cameroom, Bangladesh, Uganda, Ivory Coast, and Senegal, has now launched the platform in Khmer, making it easier for the Cambodian population to access a wide-range of job opportunities.