Mark and Liz Fetherstonhaugh first developed an interest in and concern for, Cambodia in 2008 and have been visiting and taking volunteer teams over the past 6 years. Some of the poorest families live in cardboard homes, built in the cesspits under other homes — the conditions are indescribable.
Eggshell Cambodia aims to provide Christian care for vulnerable children. An eggshell protects a vulnerable chick until it is big and strong enough in every way to stand alone.
Forty years on the effect of the Khmer Rouge genocide is still felt in Cambodia. The impact on the moral compass is often seen in children being sold to be used and abused for a night, a week, or longer. They are particularly at risk when left alone and vulnerable to trafficking and exploitation whilst their parents are at work.
Eggshell Cambodia seeks to provide hope, protection, safe haven and a future for children by giving them a secure environment in their local area and community.