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Cambodia tourism: Children “for rent” by the hour?

Travel and tourism has a big role to fill in terms of alleviating poverty. The question for some countries is this: To which end? The answer, of course, depends on whether a country/destination is developed or developing.
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Humanitus News Update

Since we last communicated through our April newsletter quite a lot has been happening which we would like to briefly bring all of our friends and supporters up to date with.

Orphanage tourism: help or hindrance?

Monica Pitrelli investigates the impact of tourists visiting orphanages in Cambodia.

Cambodia's 'orphanage tourism' sparks concerns

SIEM REAP, Cambodia - Pictures of hundreds of former volunteers line the walls of a muddy courtyard in Cambodia?s tourist hub of Siem Reap, their faces once familiar to the orphans playing there but now long gone.

Humanitus Directors Visit to Cambodia

Humanitus Directors, Angus Carnegie and Jeffrey Richards will travel to Cambodia on July 16th 2011 to visit the schools and orphanage that Humanitus assist. Angus and Jeffrey will be accompanied by volunteers, Ryan Rodrigues and River Okeefe.
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