How does HVTO collect funds from charitable people around the world to support its projects?

There are following ways that HVTO receives your financial support to operate its projects as below:

OPTION I: If you go to visit the HVTO center in the village, any HVTO staff can accept your donation. You will be given the HVTO donation receipt and the money will be deposited into HVTO bank account.


OPTION II: If you are a guest of Viking River Cruises travelling to visit HVTO center, your donation will be collected in the buses. The money collected will be safe-kept by local Viking River Cruises office. HVTO will write the budget proposal to Viking River Cruises. When proposal is checked and accepted, the money from the Local office will be disbursed to HVTO bank account.


If you are in other countries outsides of Cambodia, you can find one of the possible and convenient ways to send your donation to HVTO as below:

Option III-1 : Having seen our work first-hand, Viking and Studiosus tour groups are HVTO’s main source of support. Living all over the world, with the aid of modern technology, these former guests not only help financially, but also provide administrative assistance. This has been a great help to our founder Sim Piseth who, in addition to his many HVTO responsibilities, is a full-time tour guide that must be away for extended periods of time.

Patti Baker, a former Viking guest, is the President of Homestay Teachers Volunteer Organization, Inc., a 501c3 (charitable) organization incorporated in Florida to provide tax relief to US citizens that fund HVTO in Cambodia. This NGO simplifies money transfers and provides a vehicle for access to larger grants that can have a major impact on reaching goals. It is highly acceptable for HVTO in Cambodia to receive money from Ms. Patti Baker. There are two ways for your to send money to Ms. Patti Baker. One is the depositing money into her HVTO business account in USA and second one is the sending the check to her address. The address is blow:


For depositing the money to her HTVO business bank account below:

Homestay Teachers Volunteer Organization Inc

EIN: 46-3315574 Wells Fargo Bank

Acct: 7811729396

Routing; 063107513

For sending check to her address below:

Patti G. Baker

President of HTVO,

Email: Patti G Baker <>
Tel: 239-682-0067

Homestay Teachers Volunteer Organization,Inc, a Florida 501c3 corporation. 
P O Box 07072 Fort Myers, Florida. 33919


Option III-2 : Transferring your donation to HVTO Bank Account in Cambodia.

Bank Remittance Information bellow:

Beneficiary Bank

ACLEDA Bank Plc, Head Office, #61 Preah Monivong Blvd, Sangkat Srah Chork Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia

Swift Code: ACLBKHPP

Beneficiary Details


Account number - 0100-20-442877-1-7

* The local bank will charge from $12 to $32 ( HVTO cannot provide the tax deduction codes as it is not applicable in Cambodia but we can provide the donation receipt that you can use it for the tax deducation )


Option III-3: Transferring your donation to HVTO Through Western Union

Receiver : Mr. Sim Piseth
Position : HVTO Founder
Address : Siem Reap Cambodia
Phone Number : +85512710027

After you have made arrangements for the transfer, we need to have all the following details to access the funds.

  • Full name of sender
  • Country and city where money was sent
  • The reference number
  • The amount sent

* HVTO will get full donation from donors. ( HVTO cannot provide the tax deduction codes as it is not applicable in Cambodia but we can provide the donation receipt that you can use it for the tax deducation )


Option III-4: For UK citizens, you can donate Online at JustGiving via our partners at Camkids. This platform is set up by Simon Johnson, HVTO sponsor in UK.


Contributions made online using JustGiving are processed via our UK partners (CamKids). Donation from most UK individual taxpayers gain an additional 28% in GiftAid. These accumulated funds are disbursed to HVTO in full every three month. HVTO is registered in the Cambodian Ministry of Interior as NGO #1049. HVTO is not a UK registered charity.


Option III-5:  Transfering your donation to HVTO through CAFAmerica. Click on this  

CAFAmerica( has completed their review of HVTO and its finances and approved this organization to receive tax-deductible donations from U.S. citizens. Some donors may find that their current or former employer will match donations. there are a number of other companies for which CAFAmerica does the same. Jessie Kraft is the contact at CAFAmerica who can answer any questions.

If your employer does not participate with CAFAmerica, you can donate individually directly to CAFAmerica, but the minimum donation is $500



The donors, who donated to HVTO in whichever option, Shall you contact us immediately so that we can follow up for not having lost or confusion. If you are interested in knowing about the HVTO financial reports, we are happy to send you all the files. From 2008 to 2015, we used the Microsoft Excel and from 2016 to present, we are using QuickBook Accounting Professional. 

Thank you very much in advance for your great generosity to help HVTO for people in Cambodia.


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