Red Dirt Road Empowers Women From Michigan to Phnom Penh

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Red Dirt Road Empowers Women From Michigan to Phnom Penh

In Cambodia, Women Help Women One Stitch at a Time

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 1:00pm

CAMPAIGN: The New Global Citizen

CONTENT: Article

In rural Cambodia, on the edge of the Mekong River, a red dirt road barely accommodates the lone minivan as it winds its way over bumps and hairpin turns. Top-heavy palm trees sporadically interrupt the evenness of the grassy plains. Periodically, a cow stands alongside the occasional home. Once off the highway, there is not another vehicle to be seen.

Just a few hours outside of Phnom Penh this is the road to the village of Tramung Chrum, where a group of eight women have taken their lives and livelihoods in hand with a sisterhood that spans the globe, spinning better lives out of whole cloth and changing the world one stitch at a time. This is Red Dirt Road.

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Keywords: Innovation & Technology | Michigan | PYXERA Global | Phnom Penh | Social Impact & Volunteering | Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment | cambodia | red dirt road | women

CAMPAIGN: The New Global Citizen

CONTENT: Article