Category: SURVIVORS’

Chea Kim Sreng, Housewife

My mother was a farmer from Tonle Bet, while my father was a goldsmith from Kampong Cham Province. They met at a pagoda. My father

Chaing Chaem, Monk

Chaing Chaem was head of the Tet Mountain Buddhist monastery in Chamkar Leu District of Kampong Cham Province. He was very famous for his black

Mam Bun Lorn, Silk Weaver

Bun Lorn worked near Rorka Kong market in Kandal Province. I used to go there to buy food for my family. He watched me for

Mak Tun, Cyclo Driver

I married two men; both were my relatives. My first marriage was arranged to a farmer from my village in Phnom Penh. After we were

Taing Hai Sang, Truck Driver

I never went to school, but my husband Hai Sang was literate. He was half Chinese and came from Kampong Speu Province. He had relatives

Siv Sokh Kea, Taxi Cab Owner

My wife and I are Cambodian Chinese, but we cannot speak Chinese. We did not meet until our wedding day, even though we are great

Meas Sarin, Typist

When I was in high school in Phnom Penh, I liked sports and played basketball. My father supported my love of sports, and at one

Chem Hing, Driver

When I was young I did not a chance to get an education. Although my siblings went to school, I stayed at home and worked