Provide 570 children with life-saving vaccines

by The Sharing Foundation


This project will immunize 570 children in a small Cambodian village against Hepatitis B, diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus, all potentially fatal and preventable diseases.

total raised
monthly donors


In the U.S., childhood immunizations are routine and taken for granted. In Cambodia, rural children often die from preventable infection and disease. Cambodia's child mortality rate is among the world's highest. The Sharing Foundation (TSF) seeks funding to immunize 570 children in the rural village of Roteang, outside Phnom Penh. Government and NGO health programs rarely reach this village of 3,304 Cambodians. This project will protect village children from life-threatening illnesses.


Children will receive 3 Hep B shots and 3 DPT (under age 6) or TT (ages 6 - 18) shots. TSF staff and medical student volunteers will administer vaccines at three intervals, eight weeks apart, followed by needed booster shots six months later.

Long-Term Impact

The goal of this project is to ensure that these village children grow up healthy and strong so that they can benefit from public education and become productive, contributing members of their community and Cambodian society.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


TSF Spring 2003 newsletter article, p. 2
Cambodian government website
PATH work on child health in Cambodia
USAID work in Cambodia

Organization Information

The Sharing Foundation

Location: Concord, MA - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Lisa Hicks
Project Leader:
Lisa Hicks
Board member
Concord, MA United States
Have a concern about The Sharing Foundation? Contact GlobalGiving.

Funded Project!

Thanks to 112 donors like you, a total of $9,956 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Find another project in Cambodia or in Health that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.