Our site needs cookies

We need cookies to help you sign in, create a fundraising page and donate. If you want to fundraise or donate on our site, you will need to turn on cookies How to turn on cookies.

It looks like you are trying to access a charity account.

Please click here for the charity sign in page. If you are not trying to access a charity account, please contact us.


Urgent Medical Care Teacher Sovanna


Your page address can only contain letters a‑z, numbers 0‑9, hyphens and underscores.

Check address

Your page address must have a minimum of 3 and maximum of 45 characters and can only contain letters a-z, numbers 0-9, hyphens, full stops and underscores

Your chosen address is available

Remember, as soon as you save these changes your existing page address will no longer work.

Sorry, this address is already in use

Please try a different address or choose one from the list of available addresses below.

Total raised so far £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00


[p][b][span=font-size: small;]We really need your support to help our wonderful vibrant Kindergarten Teacher Sovanna. She has been diagnosed with the beginning of breast cancer and needs immediate care and treatment.[/span][/b][/p] [p][span=font-size: small;]Two weeks ago an echography showed a tumor in one of her breasts. We are lucky to have caught it early, but only a biopsy will clarify the severity of the tumor and the best course of treatment for Sovanna.[/span][/p] [p][span=font-size: small;]Sovanna’s family of 5 lives off[b] less than 200$ a month[/b]. As we are all aware, medical treatment can be expensive and long lasting. The biopsy alone will cost [b]over US$500. [/b][/span][/p] [p][span=font-size: small;]Sovanna will be undergoing treatment in Phnom Penh. There they have the most expertise about Sovanna’s condition. Any money raised will also assist in transport costs and family support.[/span][/p] [p][span=font-size: x-small;][b][lt]span style="font-size: small;"[gt]If you can help in any way, please get in contact.[/span][/b][lt]/span[gt][/p] [p][span=font-size: small;]These funds are urgently needed and [b]every dollar will help[/b].  Thank you in advance for helping Sovanna and her family in a time of need![/span][/p] [p][/p][p][/p] [p][i][b]A little bit more about Sovanna..[/b][/i][/p] [p][i]Anyone who has ever met Sovanna, knows how much she loves teaching her students, how much they love her and all the amazing work has done and continues to do for her community.[/i][/p] [p][i]Sovanna is a very respected lady in the village, one of Helping Hands longest staff members  and has always been a great support to many of her fellow villagers. Now it is our turn to support her! We need all the help we can get to get her better and back with her family & with her students in the classroom, doing the amazing things that she does.[/i][/p] [p][/p][p][b][span=text-decoration: underline;]UPDATE October 5th October 2017:[/span][/b][/p][p]On 3 and 4 October Sovanna traveled to Phnom Penh with our Social Worker Kong to get her biopsy. They took our tissue in four places of her breast. She is now back home and recovering. We are waiting for the results that will return around the 25th October. [/p][p]----- Keep posted. [/p]

Share their story

Link your personal fundraising challenge

Create or link your personal fundraising challenge to see the total being raised for your loved one.







Colette et Jean-marie

We are with you Sovanna ! Friendly Kisses



Aline Bersoulle

For our Sovanna telling her that French people think about her. Aline




Good luck with everything Sovanna! Stay strong!!


Susan Jenkinson

So sorry to hear that news Sovanna wishing you and your family well. I was at the school in January 2016 it will always be with me.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid



Dear Sovanna, sending love and best wishes from Australia from Christine and Keith.




Dear Sovanna, I hope you feel strong and supported. You have cared for so many people and hope you feel surrounded by care and love. Cheering you on. From Meaghan




I'm thinking of you, Sovanna and wishing you good treatment and a speedy recovery. I have many happy memories of working together in February 2016. Lots of love Angie

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid



Wishing you all the best Sovanna, hope you have a speedy recovery!

£250.00 plus £62.50 Gift Aid



Stay strong, seek quite contemplation and rest. Best wishes Cindy x

£25.00 plus £6.25 Gift Aid