During the rainy season reaching this home is extremely difficult as dirt roads turn to muddy swamps. This extremely remote area of Cambodia is home to 90 percent farmers. The majority of the population relies on kerosene and wood for fuel and river water, wells, and natural springs as their primary water source.The Trapang Prasat church is pastored by Poak Sok Kom. she and her husband, currently care for 10 orphaned boys and girls with help from three additional caregivers.
Each morning the kids, accompanied by staff members, wake up at six oclock and sit down to their usual meal of white rice, dried fish, and pickles. Finished with eating the younger kids gather their school supplies and walk to school. The older kids carry out their daily chores such as cleaning rooms, washing dishes, washing clothes, cooking food, and feeding the pigs. When its time to relax the boys enjoy soccer and the girls jumping rope. At noon the young kids come home and the older kids go to school.
That evening, after dinner, all the kids gather for evening devotions and bible study. This is a special time of reflecting and discussing the day. In addition, it is not unusual for all the kids to join in a few songs of worship. Just before bed the kids review their lessons from school. Its eight thirty, time to sleep.