Nou Tat was born on October 15, 1974 in Siem Reap province in typical rural Cambodia and lived with the struggles of poor water and food supplies and under resourced school. He is from a destitute social status background. He lives in an extended family with 9 people. They are his parents, grandparents, aunt, uncle and two sisters. His father was a priest-teacher. And his mother was a house-maid. He grew up as a typical rural boy with a love of the countryside.
His Life with Cambodian Clean Water Project 2002 (CCWP)
Nou Tat has so much passion to help poor, destitute people after being a tour guide since 1993. He found the poverty here is a real shock. So he decided to devote most of his time talking to his clients while touring to see if anyone of them interested in seeing the villages and he brought up that basic sanity and clean water are the key to the villagers’ health to his clients. He has been spending his time with the villagers besides his guiding to scout those who badly need the well and he is always trying his best to get the donation and has the well installed in time. He is well admired and respected locally and internationally. After many years of promoting the project, he registered his project under the name of Cambodian Clean Water Project in 2002 to address many of these above needs. CCWP has its roots in the clean water which was in his brain child. He never forgot what it was like to struggle to find clean water and, as he secured the future of his life, he turned his attention to the needs of those still struggling. He installed several hundreds of pump wells which provide good source of clean and healthy water for those who live in the remote isolated areas in Siem Reap, Cambodia. There are over 5,000 poor people being influenced by CCWP.
His Life with Angkor Charity Organization 2009 (ACO)
From 2008-2012, he gained his Master Degree from the Faculty of Education (BBU). He really knows that education is the main source of human capital to develop human society and civilize our world, and especially Cambodia a developing country. He desperately needs more human resources to rehabilitate his country and gives his people better life chances to break the cycle of poverty line. On his behalf of a Cambodian who loves peace, equity, humanity and education; he decided to contribute his own property and donate his guiding fee to construct an English Language School which composes of 4 rooms for (English Class, Computer Center, Library and Directing Office) that accommodate more than 100 impoverished local children in his community in Siem Reap. Now, he is working out of the kinks to contact all kinds of generous fund supporters to fulfill his charity work soon in order to improve the good quality of education, life-style while expecting, promoting cultural traditions and Khmer social values.
His life and experience in Pol Pot Regime (1975-1979)
He was born in 1970 before Pol Pot Regime started. Unluckily, five years later Cambodia got involved in the terrible situation, was Pol Pot regime (1975-1979) when Pol Pot controlled Cambodia, the bitter experience of the darkest year and long painful history of the Khmer people. After they occupied the country, they evacuated the people from the capital city, province to rural concentration-camp to do slave labor in mobile work teams for 9-10 hours per day. Back then, he was about 5 or 6 years old. Imagine his real life during that hard time. He was forced to collect the animal manure. Read More in PDF File