About us




CTO is a local Cambodian NGO which is recognized by ministry of interior and its mission is work with rural communities especially farmer community to be able to improve their livelihood and economy in a sustainable way.

Since CTO is only newly established in 2009 thrugh a localization process of www.humantranslation.org , its presence is quite new in a challenging development work but CTO is having a strong committed team for its mission. CTO is governed by a Board of Director (BoD) which comprise of three members who has been working in development work for long time. The board main work is to approve annual budget, recruitment of director and the policy of CTO.



Rural communities can work to improve their livelihood and economy when they are given proper tools, knowledge, skill and resources.


To participate in community poverty reduction and economy development through developing infrastructure, agriculture, natural resources management, ecotourism, environment, educational and livelihood improvement.

CTO has been working to alleviate poverty in rural communities of Cambodia in partnership development agencies and government agencies such as UNDP, World Food Program, Oxfam America, AusAID, WEEFFECT, Engineer Without Border, Advance Engineering, and ActionAID Cambodia for the government agencies we are working closely with department of agriculture, department of water resources meteorologies, department of women’s affair.

We focus on building civil democratic community based organization (CBOs) such SHG, VSLA, Farmer Cooperative and other women based or led grassroot groups to promote their social and economical right and voice and building their capacity, so that these CBO’s can work as representatives and interest of poor members mainly womenmost vulnerable people, Ethnic minorities.

We believe that poor and vulnerable people can work to improve their social and economical status when they are given practical knowledge, skills, and needed tools.

Then CTO is working to translate their obtained knowledge, skills into actions, we call it empowermentTranslation Awareness Into Action, that is how we got our name “Community Translation” .

Registration letter from Ministry of Interior



Mr.Jon Morgan
Chair Board

Mr.Tobias Rose
Stockwell Member

Ms.Kristen Davies

Mr.Kat Bunheng


Management Committee

Mr. Yinh Ya (Chai) Executive Director

Mrs. Seang Sotheary
Admi-Finance Manager

Mr. Sean Prom
Program Manager


Ms. Yann Movchy
Finance Officer

Mr. Thay Pisey
Project coordinator

Ms. Tep Samet
Project Officer

Mr.Rith Bo
Provincial coordinator

Mr.Moy Ramon
Project Officer

Ms.Tiv Savon
Admin officer

Mr.Suon Veasna
Project Officer

Ms.Suon Sophea
Child Sponsorship officer

Mr.Keo Prang
Project officer

Ms. Awen Rose

Mr. Kat Bun Heng

Ms. Suong Sothea

Mr. Vutha Ceda


Ms. Tov Sophon

Mr. Vorn Kosal

Mr. Chum Mov

Ms. Reth Ratha


Mr. Saut Piset

Mr. Chhay Phanit

Ms. Chea Sophon
Mr.Yon Phea


Mr. Tuy Phal

Mr. Bo Kimi

Ms. Sopha

Ms. Theok Sopha


Mr. Siv Chuor

Mr. Chao Phally
Mr. Rorm Toeut

Ms. Léa Proust
2017 – 2018

Mr. Mehdi Sondarje
2017 – 2018

Ms. Marie Castegnier
2017 – 2018

Mr. Charles Vignal
2017 – 2018


Mr. Gabriel Therond
2016 – 2017

Ms. Léna Conti
2016 – 2017

Mr. Mathieu Dupouy
2016 – 2017

Ms. Julia Ekberg

Ms. Grace Hermocella
2014 – 2015

Ms. Christine Meister
Mr. Jehan Kanagasingham