World relief know that the local church has the power to change the world. Their passion, rootedness in the community, commitment to relationships and spiritual hope mean that they can be tremendous agents of transformation.
A movement of cell churches is growing in Cambodia, mobilising individuals to respond to community problems with biblical messages and solutions through the Chet Tai Muay process.
Chet Tai Muay means one heart, and is a dynamic way of helping local churches work together with their community in addressing needs using their own resources.
Groups are planted with the support of World Relief Cambodia to become Christ’s seed for developing and transforming communities. As each church grows a new church is planted, these hope communities are multiplied and lives are changed.
For people to flourish they must feel stable and secure. The recent changes to the economic and political climate in Cambodia have made migration from poorer communities into the cities more alluring due to more opportunities to find work.
Increased migration means poor communities lack stability and cohesion, and long-term solutions become impossible to implement. World relief work to make staying in these communities more sustainable. Through savings groups, they strengthen economic stability and provide a safe space for community learning and development.