Human Translation was a project exploring the boundaries of human empathy. Our goal was to help translate awareness of specific humanitarian issues into directed action. 

Over the course of 10 years we helped communities in rural Cambodia rebuild a large-scale reservoir system, educational centers, and an eco-tourism hub, providing income and services to over 6000 farmers and local entrepreneurs. 

We established a model that allowed for community members to have a voice when deciding how to improve their own lives. We found that these bottom-up solutions engendered both local trust and proper long-term support for the projects we undertook.

Our work has been recognized by the United Nations Development Programme, AusAid, Oxfam and others.

With sustainability in mind, our goal was to transfer ownership and responsibility of each of our projects to those who benefit from them most. Over the years we have built up the capacity of our team in Cambodia to ensure our work continues for years to come.

We now support the efforts of these amazing organizations on the ground:

Community Translation Organization (CTO)

Advancing Engineering Consultants (AE)

Thank you for your support over the years. For any inquiries, please email