A severe lockdown has been announced in Cambodia due to a second corona wave. Poor people and those who are losing their jobs as a result are now faced with food shortages. Untenu collects money for food parcels.Read More
Emergency aid to the poorest LGBTI people with HIV in Cambodia has resumed
After a break – due to lack of money – Untenu has resumed emergency aid to HIV-positive LGBTI people living in poverty in Cambodia.Read More
Give them job skills for a better life
Help us raise money so we can provide 10 HIV positive LGBTs in Battambang – Cambodia with make-up skills so they can improve their livelihood.Read More
Corona: massage parlors closed, tourists away, no sex work.
All massage parlors in Cambodia had to close due to the government implemented corona measures. Sex workers sometimes finds their clients at massage parlors. This is what Transwoman T.P. from Siem Reap did to support herself and her family.Read More
Corona crisis affects LGBTI people with HIV in Cambodia
Covid-19 is affecting LGBTI’s living with HIV in Cambodia. People loose their jobs. No income, no savings and no social security provisions makes people extremely vulnerable in this corona crisis.Read More
Poverty & HIV: working on, becoming sicker, die.
Poverty & HIV; it has a face: that of K. from Battambang. If working in the factory does not yield enough income for his family, he will work in the entertainment business in Bangkok. (updated March 11, 2020)
K. died today, March 11
To our great sadness we learned today that this afternoon K. deceased in the house of his uncle. His mother could not pay the medical costs and took him to his uncle’s home.
Untenu Foundation contributes to the costs for the funeral.
Positive in the Kingdom of Wonders
Friday January 6, Untenu Foundation organizes in cooperation with CinemAsia a program with 3 short documentaries about HIV-positive LGBTIQs in Cambodia – the Kingdom of Wonders.Read More
Meet the creator of our rainbow scarves!
In this video we show you who makes our beautiful Cambodian rainbow scarves.
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4 x emergency aid to HIV+ LGBTs in April
In April we provided – together with our local partner Bandanh Chaktomok – four times emergency aid: twice to a gay man living with HIV, twice to trans women living with HIV. We are currently looking for an internship for the young man.Read More
Three times emergency aid
January is usually a quiet month at Untenu. This year not: already five times we released budget for emergency relief for LGBTIs living with HIV in Cambodia. Below we tell the stories of three men who were admitted to the hospital recently.