Who we are

Honour Village Cambodia is a UK-registered charity and a Cambodian-based community project near Siem Reap, Cambodia. We offer schooling and extra learning for the community, support for vulnerable children, and assistance with community development in local villages. We employ 18 Cambodian staff, many from the surrounding area.

HVC UK is the British wing of the charity providing support, expertise, capacity and funding via a network of dedicated volunteers. To support us or get involved, contact us, follow us on Facebook, or have a look around this website!

Honour Village Cambodia is a UK registered charity ( 1137279 ) and a recognised Cambodian NGO. We are an entirely volunteer-run organisation with absolutely no overheads or administration costs. Every penny we raise goes directly to helping disadvantaged or vulnerable children in Cambodia.

The Cambodian NGO

His Excellency Seang Nam MP - Patron and Honorary Chairman. Mr Nam has represented the people of Siem Reap in parliament for 15 years. He is also the owner of City Angkor Hotel and a public benefactor.

Phoeng Sothearos - Our new Country Director (December 2017) brings a wealth of experience with NGOs to HVC manager as it develops as an educational and community resource.

Albert Hastreiter - Director of HVC and German pharmacist, who has lived in Siem Reap since 2004 with his Khmer-born wife. Together they run Chea's Guesthouse in Siem Reap.

Yun Linne - Director of HVC and Human Resources Manager at Angkor Hospital for Children in Siem Reap. Mr. Linnie moved from Phnom Penh 6 years ago and today lives with his wife and children in Siem Reap. He was formerly manager of an educational NGO in Siem Reap.

Dr. Len Rodgers - a former Senior Aquaculture Specialist in the USAID-HARVEST food security initiative, and now a teacher in Siem Reap.

Siek Ky - Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Angkor Hospital for Children. Siek lives in Siem Reap with his wife and children.

The UK Charity

All trustees are purely volunteers and all pay every penny of their own expenses. They claim nothing back from HVC.

Dan Taylor - Secretary

Dan supports the UK charity by co-coordinating volunteers and managing the administration of the charity in the UK. Having travelled throughout South East Asia and spent time more recently living and working in Cambodia, Siem Reap is a second home. He is currently based in London working for a Power Management firm as Systems Manager.

Catherine Kellett - Trustee

Catherine has travelled extensively through South East Asia and volunteered in Thailand after experiencing the Boxing Day Tsunami and the devastation it caused to the country. Her love of South East Asia brought her back to Cambodia in 2009 where she met Sue whilst volunteering as an English teacher. Since returning to the UK she has continued to support Sue and the work of Honour Village.

Alex King - Trustee

Alex spent time working as a volunteer on a village development project close to Siem Reap in 2009/2010, where he first met Dan and Cat. He currently works in advertising in central London and supports the charity by helping out with the marketing and fund raising.

Tom Colborne - Trustee

Tom has worked in the charity sector for almost 10 years in senior fundraising roles. He currently works as Head of Fundraising and Development for HIV charity TackleAfrica, an organisation that he helped grow into a professional organisation over 5 years as a volunteer and Trustee. Tom has fundraised for many of the biggest international campaigns and issues over the course of his career, listing the British Red Cross as a former employer and raising over £300,000 as a volunteer.

Julian Darrall - Trustee

Julian has travelled extensively throughout Asia and supports the charity in the UK through fund-raising and legal support. He is currently a Lawyer in Central London.

Tyler Barros - Non-Executive Director

Tyler has supported HVC since its inception providing support from his base in Hong Kong and delivering over 50% of the charity's funding through consistent high-profile events. Tyler's events with the support of local friends through Solas bars have delivered sponsorship of over 30 children and enabled the development of the village to become more self sufficient.