When you heart is in the right place great things can be achieved and this could not be truer of the collaboration between a local building company owner and a motorbike tour operator in Cambodia.
When 34 year old Ben Comelli founded the Tempo Group ten years ago, the young entrepreneur was committed to giving back and, last year, 11 members from Tempo constructed and gifted houses to families in remote Cambodia.
And so the friendship between Ben and Jason Thatcher, founder of Global Village Housing began, culminating in a project that is launching this month to raise enough funds to build and deliver more than 50 homes, including a school, in flood affected areas of Cambodia.
With Ben’s mantra “we make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give” and Jason’s philosophy that everyone deserves a place to call home, the pair aim to break the cycle of poverty.
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