Agir pour le Cambodge founded the hospitality school Sala Bai in Siem Riep to provide free one-year vocational training for careers in hospitality and catering to young people from highly disadvantaged backgrounds.
Fondation CHANEL partnered with Agir pour le Cambodge to support the one-year vocational training of 40 students at Sala Bai The students received complementary tuition, room, and board and received professional integration support following graduation from the program.
Additionally, two Chanel employees supported the organization to define a PR strategy to increase visibility of its efforts among the general public in France.
Founded in 1985, Agir pour le Cambodge aims to reduce poverty and to fight against human trafficking through the establishment of vocational training and education programs. The Sala Bai Hotel School was established in 2002 and annually trains one-hundred students.