Our vision is for every child in Cambodia to live safe from drowning.
Our mission is to reduce child drowning and related injuries.
SWIM Cambodia are currently teaching children and adults the following drowning prevention interventions:
- Water safety awareness
- Safer rescue skills
- Resuscitation skills (CPR)
SWIM Cambodia is developing local leadership for drowning prevention leadership through HTK.
Many children in Cambodia have looked after cows and taken them for a wash in a local river, stream or pond. Even in the city when we asked for a show of hands to the question, ‘Who has taken cows for a wash?’, around a third of children put their hands up to say they …
Today, 25th July, marks the very firstWorld Drowning Prevention Day! 💦 This day was declared as part of the UN resolution on global drowning prevention and will be held every 25th July, with the first one in 2021. An estimated 236,000 people drown every year, and drowning is among the ten leading causes of death …