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Our 360 degree approach seeks to engage the private sector, governments, academic and religious leaders in order to bring innovative and creative solutions to poverty.
We facilitate market-based solutions that address critical social inequalities in the Greater Mekong Subregion by:
Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia
The Academy of Culinary Arts – Cambodia (ACAC) is the country’s first world-class hospitality training school. It is Cambodia’s first Public-Private Partnership, bringing together key leaders from government and the private sector.
Through professional programming and expert staff, the Academy will change the face of the hospitality industry in Cambodia and provide critical training and employment opportunities for Cambodia’s youth.
What’s on our minds
The Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia is training Cambodian students for a successful future.
Of the three new scholarship students who started their journeys at the Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodian in September, two are young women. According to them, in traditional Khmer culture women cook at home, but professional kitchens are generally the exclusive...
Six new scholarship students entered the Academy last April, joining the ranks of a growing number of underprivileged Khmers who hope to become professional chefs in the future. Filled with enthusiasm, they shared their first...
At ACAC, the 6-month internship program with partners who are leaders in the culinary industry prepares our students for the real world. We recently welcomed back four Naomi Fund’s scholarship students who have done their internships in different restaurants in the...
Naomi Tami Scholarship Fund
The Naomi Tami Scholarship Memorial Fund provides the opportunity for students who are committed to excellence, love the culinary arts, and who would not otherwise have the opportunity due to financial constraints, to study tuition-paid at the Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia.
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