Sustainable Communities Cambodia-Fish Farm





Sustainable Communities Cambodia

The Rotary Club of Balwyn provided funds to de-silt an ancient water storage in the Varin area of Cambodia, to allow stocking with fish, thus making it a commercial sustainable project.  The proposed arrangements were discussed with community leaders in a meeting that lasted over two hours.  They understood and agreed with the concept, but were concerned that theft of fish by locals was likely. They proposed a regime of night-time security patrols to overcome this problem.

The proceeds from the sale of fish will be used to both pay down the community loan and be invested in the community for the benefit of the community.

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