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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

A New English Curriculum

A New English Curriculum

As you know, all kids at Little Hearts receive daily English lessons right here on our campus, taught by our two stellar teachers and caretakers, Rosahlee and Roxanne. The students...
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Chores and Games: A Day at Little Hearts

Chores and Games: A Day at Little Hearts

Last week Cambodians celebrated Visak Bochea Day (Buddha Day), an important religious holiday that simultaneously commemorates the birth, enlightenment and passing of the Buddha. The kids had a day off...
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Another Spring Bash for Little Hearts

Another Spring Bash for Little Hearts

The annual Big Little Hearts Garden Party happened again! On Thursday, May 9th, over 300 guests ranging in age from 7 to 87 gathered for an evening of live music,...
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Latest Success Stories

A World without Rubbish: Roadside Cleanup by Little Hearts

A World without Rubbish: Roadside Cleanup by Little Hearts

Last Friday afternoon all the children of Little Hearts marched out of our gates armed with rubber gloves, masks, large garbage bags and trash pickup sticks. They split up into...
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Women’s Day at Little Hearts

Women’s Day at Little Hearts

Last Friday was International Women's Day, a day when we recognize the enormous contributions made by women to… well, to just about every aspect of life. It’s a time to...
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Educator, Caretaker, Writer, Filmmaker: Meet Teacher Zal

Educator, Caretaker, Writer, Filmmaker: Meet Teacher Zal

Rosahlee Bautista – the kids know her as Teacher Zal – is the head teacher here at Little Hearts. She studied education at the Philippine Normal University and became a...
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Latest Videos

The New Art Gallery

The New Art Gallery

After many months of hard work by our young artists, Little Hearts' New Art Gallery is finally complete! Please watch the video to get a private tour guided by the...
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Raphael

Raphael

Can you wiggle your ears? In his video, Raphael, one of Little Hearts' young residents, will show you how it's done. He also tells us about his favorite teams and...
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Ennio

Ennio

In today's video you'll meet Little Hearts' latest arrival, Ennio. He tells us about his new life here, his progress with English and the origin of his name. 
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