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As a Stirring the Fire volunteer over the last year and a half, I’ve enjoyed several conversations with STF Founder Phil Borges about his work. However, more people than myself need to hear the inspirational and visionary aspects he brings to his work, so we decided to have actual interviews on several topics with him. […]






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Stirring the Fire founder Phil Borges about his recent trip to Cambodia to document the work of CASC and Youth Star. I recently returned from Cambodia where I documented two organizations that the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women is supporting in its effort to end violence against women.  Although the issues we covered were extremely […]






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While in Cambodia, Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, accompanied Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documented the work of Youth Star. There are two sides to every story told about a relationship. Today’s post reveals the side of the perpetrator; his perspective on violence, his past and Samphors’ positive influence. […]






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While in Cambodia, Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, accompanied Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documented the work of Youth Star.  The story below illustrates the positive impact Youth Star volunteer Samphors had in the Stieng community. Domestic violence does not discriminate between country, culture, socio-economic status or religious affiliation. Domestic violence […]






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While in Cambodia, Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, accompanied Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documented the work of Youth Star. Of the several Youth Star volunteers we met, only one was a woman and from our perspective she had the hardest assignment of them all: to go to an […]






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While in Cambodia, Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, accompanied Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documented the work of Youth Star. Underway with Youth Star, our first stop was at a community of 10 villages about 2 hours away from Phnom Penhcalled Cheungdeung. We were warmly welcomed and hosted […]






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While in Cambodia, Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, accompanied Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documented the work of Youth Star. Our time with the acid survivors at CASC came quickly to an end and before I knew it we were moving on to our next NGO: Youth Star. […]






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Straight from Cambodia – Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, is accompanying Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documents the work of Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity. Update: The STF will be posting about the second organization, Youth Star, soon.  Due to lack of internet access and their remote location they were […]






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Straight from Cambodia – Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, is accompanying Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documents the work of Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity. Our team was able to do a few home visits of acid burn survivors. Though not at the center, these survivors still receive assistance […]






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Straight from Cambodia – Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, is accompanying Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documents the work of Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity. While acid burn victims are in the majority of burn victims CASC serves, we’ve also seen a few burn survivors from other types of […]






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