The Foundation of our community was built on the ashes of those we loved.

Co-Founders of Partners in Compassion-Cambodia Wayne Dale Matthysse and Vandin San in 2001.


Partners in Compassion-Cambodia (PC-C) is committed to sharing a common desire to assist & support the Khmer people in raising the standard of life for the most vulnerable individuals & groups in society so that all will achieve the benefits from the development of Cambodia in order to ensure they will live a quality life in peace, with dignity & equality.


The Mission of PC-C is to enable those in society without a voice, capacity, ability, or opportunity including those living with HIV/Aids to live with human dignity, without the fear of discrimination, enjoying full human rights – knowing and experiencing the Love, Service, and Compassion of others through participating in the Sustainable Development Goals to improve the capacity and access to the poor and vulnerable people; in particular children and women to have the opportunity to help themselves to live in peace with equality & dignity through the following strategies: the creation of opportunities for the poor and vulnerable to obtain a skill, education, health, sanitation, and nutrition as well as vocational training, income generation & livelihoods.


is a group of concerned Khmer and Expatriates, who share in a common desire to assist the Cambodian people in raising the standards of life for the most vulnerable groups in its society. Its members include Buddhist Monks and Persons of various Religious and non-religious backgrounds.

Members of the group work in various professional fields. It does not have any religious or political preferences. Its sole INTEREST is in helping each individual who REQUESTS its assistance, to find his or her own personal peace, comfort, and fulfillment in this life, without judgment or persuasive manipulation from any of the members of the group.

Funding for the group’s activities comes primarily out of public, private, and personal donations from local, national, and international sources. There is no personal reimbursement of any kind to or for any member or officer of the group, unless they provide a specific job or task in one of the projects operated or funded by the group.

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