Khmer for Khmer Organization

Motobike mechanics

Eight young and eager Cambodians between 17 and 26 years have been trained as motor mechanics since March 2011.

“Classical” vocational training according to western understanding is not common in Cambodia; all skills have to be acquired through “learning by doing”. Therefore, KKO is supplying the motor mechanics students with both the theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills in the two year vocational training course. As part of our practical training, teams of two work together: one is an advanced mechanic and the other is a beginner student who can learn from the his more experienced partner.

All work is supervised by our professional German trainer Dierk, the head teacher, and his assistant teacher Tha, who is our longest trained student at the motor mechanic workshop. Like Tha, the graduates will initially be employed by KKO. Afterwards, they will be in a position to work in other workshops or even to start up their own businesses.



KKO supports more than 250 students daily. All of our English and computer lessons as well as the two areas of vocational training are given for free. So of course we are always happy for somebody to give KKO and the students a leg up. We rely on donations to our project to be able to continue our work. The best way to support KKO, is to sponsor an individual student.

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time line


March: Four students started the motorbike education
November: Motorbike Tours launched
December: Ten students passed the sewing workshop exam
New curriculum for mechanic and sewing workshop


June: Trekking Tour on Phnom Kulen Mountain launched
June: First Computer class started
August: New building for kindergarten
October: Opening of the kindergarten
October: New record: 250 kids learn daily at KKOs school


February: Countryside Mountain Bike Tours launched
July: KKO Mechanic Workshop moves to Siem Reap town
July: Sewing Class moves and get an own house


Second building build (motorbike workshop)
Third building build (classroom)
March: Mechanic training started
July: Angkor Offroad Mountain Bike Tours launched


June: First building build in Veal (office and two classroom)
September: English lessons started
September: Sewing training started


January: Founding of KKO
June: Approval as an NGO

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