SBSI Cambodia

Family Care Foundation partner: Side By Side International, Tokyo Japan

Side By Side International project managers Koji and Akiko Sasaki

Side By Side International (SBSI), based in Japan, was established with the vision of working together with NGOs and charities in Cambodia and other developing nations to further convergent goals.

For several years now, Side by Side International has been exporting humanitarian aid in the form of emergency vehicles, such as ambulances, to various countries in Asia and Africa, and in particular to Cambodia.

In recent years, SBSI shipped to Cambodia a number of ambulances, fire trucks, mobile command units and other emergency vehicles, plus medical equipment, for the express purpose of establishing an Emergency Medical Response System (EMS) for Cambodia (known as “119” locally). SBSI has worked with the Cambodian government and local partners to accomplish this endeavor. Read more