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Our mission:
To give abandoned children a secure home, a happy childhood and a future full of hope.

Little Hearts Organisation (LHO) mission is to save abandoned children from a harsh life of poverty on the streets of Cambodia. Our dedicated team raises them together in their new home as one family, giving them the foundations for life which every child deserves. They benefit from a secure environment, a loving home, and a decent education. Little Hearts kids learn the value of cooperation and teamwork which helps the orphanage sustain a vibrant, productive environment.

They receive a wide-ranging curriculum giving them the education they need to maximise their potential. They also engage in creative activities and are free to peruse their passions. As they grow up with their brothers and sisters, they regain the promise of a happy childhood and the opportunities that every child deserves.

Back in the early 2000s Tony and Jimmy Geeraerts toured South East Asia by dirt bike, an adventure tour that would change their lives forever. As they cut through rugged trails, they passed through rural areas dotted with villages. They spent time with the locals and (…)

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Little Hearts has a proven track record for achieving its goals, based on careful implementation of core principles for raising children. The home is not just an institution, but a real home with a family atmosphere. The centre has children of all ages. The site includes a two-story building (…)

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Giving the kids, a happy childhood, a good education, and the confidence to become independent adults when they leave is the foundation of Little Hearts work. The family-oriented nature of Little Hearts is also at the core of the orphanage’s ethos. Whenever you visit, you’re greeted with (…)

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Latest Updates

Jack Climbs the Academic Beanstalk

Jack Climbs the Academic Beanstalk

Please join us in extending heartfelt congratulations to Jack, our newest school graduate. Jack finished grade 12 a few months ago and recently found out that he passed his national...
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A Special Painting for a Special Person

A Special Painting for a Special Person

Christmas is a special day for kids everywhere, and Little Hearts residents are no different: for months they look forward to this part of the year and prepare for our...
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Visit of Jimmy and his family at Little Hearts

Visit of Jimmy and his family at Little Hearts

Visit of Jimmy and family, “Because of COVID, I had not been to Little Hearts for 4 years. Luckily, I could be there this festive season and it was magical...
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Latest Success Stories

Feeding the Hungry Youth: Meet our Chef, Ma Khun

Feeding the Hungry Youth: Meet our Chef, Ma Khun

Are your kids fussy when it comes to eating? Well, imagine having to cook for three dozen children and young adults who are as fussy as yours, three times a...
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Cabbages and Eggplants: Horticulture at Little Hearts

Cabbages and Eggplants: Horticulture at Little Hearts

Those of you who have visited Little Hearts in the past will know that our little campus is characterised by three green areas. There is a large, grassy lawn in...
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From Scavenger to Black Belt: Sokhoeur’s Story

From Scavenger to Black Belt: Sokhoeur’s Story

Five years ago, Little Hearts met Sokhoeur Choun, who would become their now-beloved taekwondo instructor and, in his own words, a second father to the children of Little Hearts. Sokhoeur,...
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Latest Videos

Maths and Monkeys: A Conversation with Jules

Maths and Monkeys: A Conversation with Jules

In today's video, ten-year-old Jules tells us about her favourite and least favourite subjects at school, what Saturdays are like at Little Hearts, and why she wants an office job...
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How to Steal a Mango and Mop the Floor: A Chat with Jeff

How to Steal a Mango and Mop the Floor: A Chat with Jeff

Today's video features an interview with Jeff, 13 years old and a seven-year resident of Little Hearts. He tells us about his hobbies and activities (including occasionally plucking the neighbour's...
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Meet Michael, a Budding Artist

Meet Michael, a Budding Artist

This week's video features another of our older residents, Michael. An enthusiastic painter, he shows us around the art gallery that he helped to build. He also tells us about...
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