Thank you Marnie. You are right, Cambodia has been disadvantaged in so many ways over the past 50 years. There is an amazing group of NGO's working to support local capacity building and development in Cambodia. I'm lucky to be a part of this, and passionate to see real change.
This is a great idea and appears to have some good understanding of the access to and reliability of technology in remote areas in the US.
It is a challenge that needs central body support which you have talked about and to be able to support this effectively, there needs to be solid foundations which I think this project can provide, great work. The increasing disconnection between urban and rural populations is a challenge worldwide and this sounds like a good starting point for many communities, both developed and developing. I have a couple of questions;
1. The financial sustainability of the project is not 100% clear to me, could you please provide some more detail on long term income/funding generation?
2. Have you found any foreseeable long-term challenges in relation to having remote employees for urban companies? In relation to the general human desire for connectedness, remote workers may find that being physical disconnected from the office environment isolating. Is the plan for RSF to have employees based in a rural hub which will be supported and furnished by partner organisations or for people to be able to work from their homes?