Explore the community
Explore the interactive map and case study videos from those living in Pu Ngaol, Cambodia.
Nhroeun holds two roles in Pu Ngaol; he is the Deputy Village Chief and also a member of the community committee. Outside of his roles in the community, He also works on a rice farm and collects resin from the forest with his family.
Ella works as an Environmental Engineer for the Engineers without Borders Australia Cambodia office as a field professional. She has recently conducted research with Pu Ngaol residents to understand their day-to-day life and culture to learn how technology could support them in some of the challenges that they face in their daily lives.
Prak’s role involves supporting community workshops to understand some of the challenges the people in Pu Ngaol face. Outside of the workshops, Prak produces case studies to support university students across the globe to promote their learning and understanding of Indigenous communities.
Kong has an engineering degree from the Institute of Technology of Cambodia and has experience working with infrastructure and communications. Kong’s role involves building relationships with the community and facilitating workshops to explore some of the challenges in Pu Ngaol.
Saitevy is a 19 year old farmer, who lives in Pu Ngaol village with her family. Her day-to-day work is determined by the farming season which runs from May until December. She adheres to the traditions and religious practices that have been passed down through generations.
Nhoeb lives in Pu Ngaol village and follows the traditional cultural practice, called Preas Sen, that is integral to his heritage. He is a rice farmer and collects resin from the forest.
Engineering for People Design Challenge
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