Advocacy campaign called mini-TRY under the topic “Barrier-free Environment”
On August 22, 2015, Phnom Penh Center for Independent Living (PPCIL) conducted half-day advocacy campaign called “Mini-TRY” under the topic “Barrier-free Environment” by divided 3 groups walking along the main roads to advocate and request all business owners to have enough facilities and accessibility for people with disabilities led by the Executive Director of PPCIL. There were 50 people joining the campaign, including 6 members and personal assistants from Mainstream Association in Japan. The campaign was held for a whole morning to two districts in Phnom Penh such Porsenchey and Sensok, where are thought to be the prior places to have accessibility for people with disabilities. The campaign gave back a lot of results. Most of the department stores’ owners and the representatives of the shops received our request to have adequate facilities for people with disabilities. As a result, the Mini-TRY campaign gave hope to people with disabilities that they will have accessibility in the near future.