Mr Mara helps Siem Reap families fill out their height on identity cards with his yard stick.

Mr Mara helps local families fill out their height on identity cards with his yard stick.

“It’s not everyday you get to experience Rural Cambodian living”
Experience it for yourself at the Cambodian War Remnant Museum. Cashew nut , jack fruit, fresh mangos explore for yourself first hand.

The Cambodia war remnant museum is more than “another war museum” – It’s an outreach program, supporting communities families that live both around the museum and far afield.

Meet Mr Poun Mara, and experience a real Cambodian village living at the site of the museum.

Mr Mara is a veteran living to tell his tales after surviving serious head injuries from a grenade launcher explosion. Suffering from his past injuries makes it difficult for him to integrate into the modern workforce, but the museum’s outreach program offers him gainful employment, respect and self esteem buy tendering the grounds and growing his fruit, welcoming visitors.

Fresh fruit is widely available in Cambodia, and prevents a wide selection while have a high nutritional value

Fresh fruit abounds on the grounds!

The additional income helps to support his family that he so rightly deserves. He is now able with the support from the museum to send his son to full time school 6 days a week, previously only being able to send him to school when he could afford to.

Full time education

Mr pounmara is now able to send his Son full time to School with the support of the museum

He lives simply and basically in a well organised house surrounded by jack fruit cashew nuts and Mango trees just beside the museum.

Poun Mara assisting local families in Seam Riep with something as basic as determining their height

Mr Mara helps local families fill out their height on identity cards with his yard stick.