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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

Ilay, Then and Now

Ilay, Then and Now

Ilay Meas is 23 years old and one of the oldest residents at Little Hearts. In 2021 she began her university studies in Interior Design at the Royal University of...
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A Stone Mosaic in the Art Gallery

A Stone Mosaic in the Art Gallery

The kids at Little Hearts love to paint and sculpt. Under the guidance of a teacher, 11 of our residents take art classes on weekends – one of several extracurricular...
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Building Towards a Dream: Sarem Goes to University

Building Towards a Dream: Sarem Goes to University

Today’s update is about Sarem, one of the older boys at Little Hearts. He is now 20 years old, having arrived when he was just 11. Like his brother Sarim,...
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Latest Success Stories

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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Community English Classes: Four Success Stories

Community English Classes: Four Success Stories

Every weekday – either in the morning or the afternoon, depending on the school rotation – a small crowd of children from the neighbourhood gather at Little Hearts for their...
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A New Foot for Chrissy

A New Foot for Chrissy

Do you remember all your favourite outdoor games from childhood? Playing football on the street, or hide-and-seek in the park, or hopscotch at the playground… whether they were structured games...
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Latest Videos

Footballer and Time Traveller: This is Charlie

Footballer and Time Traveller: This is Charlie

Meet 14-year-old Charlie, who enjoys playing football and learning about history. If you pay attention, he'll tell you what it means to be loved by one's family... and about travelling...
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Jamie

Jamie

Fried chicken, tongue twisters and making friends... In this video, 12-year-old Jamie covers a range of different topics and recalls his first day at Little Hearts.   
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Dalin

Dalin

In today's video, Dalin, 20 years old, tells us what makes a perfect day and how to achieve one's biggest goals. While acknowledging some difficulties in learning and motivation, he...
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