You can buy original oil paintings by Reaksmei micro-enterprise network in Cambodia. These stunningly vibrant paintings reflect both the talent of the artists and the beauty of Cambodia. These artists learned how to paint while in school, helping them earn an income to finish school. This painting is from the communities where they became leaders, reaching out with joy and love and light.
Reaksmei (“enlighten” in Khmer) is a network of artisans making, and training others to make, handicrafts. Artisans trained in painting were able to pursue educational opportunities that would never have been afforded them otherwise.