Mr. Ung Pola

Founder of COCD


COCD was established by a group of Cambodian development professionals with expertise in rural development and child rights promotion with a number of years of common experience working together.


COCD was officially registered with the Cambodian Ministry of Interior, with technical support from terre des hommes Germany. COCD ran their first successful pilot program in Veal Veng district, Pursat Province Cambodia.


Operations expanded to Phnom Kravanh district in Pursat. This office has since been closed although programs continue in this district. COCD continues to be very active in Kampot Province. COCD has programs in Kandal Province, concentrating on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programs.


Due to a strong child protection policy and extensive knowledge of child rights, COCD was recognized and certified by the Cambodian government as a Child Safe Organization (CSO).