×

The use of this website constitutes agreement with the following terms and conditions:
Touch Sala Bai maintains this website (the “Site”) as a courtesy to those who may choose to access the Site (“Users”). The information presented herein is for informative purposes only. Touch Sala Bai grants permission to Users to visit the Site and to download and copy the information, documents and materials (collectively, “Materials”) from the Site for the User’s personal, non-commercial use, without any right to resell or redistribute them or to compile or create derivative works therefrom, subject to the terms and conditions outlined below, and also subject to more specific restrictions that may apply to specific Material within this Site.

Touch Sala Bai administers this Site. All Material on this Site from Touch Sala Bai appears subject to the present Terms and Conditions.
Unless expressly stated otherwise, the findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in the Materials on this Site are those of the various Touch Sala Bai staff members, consultants and advisers to Touch Sala Bai who prepared the work and do not necessarily represent the views of Touch Sala Bai.

Disclaimers
Materials provided on this Site are provided “as is,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Touch Sala Bai specifically does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any such Materials. Touch Sala Bai periodically adds, changes, improves or updates the Materials on this Site without notice. Under no circumstances shall Touch Sala Bai be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered that is claimed to have resulted from the use of this Site, including, without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay with respect thereto. The use of this Site is at the User’s sole risk. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall Touch Sala Bai or its affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, even if Touch Sala Bai has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The User specifically acknowledges and agrees that Touch Sala Bai is not liable for any conduct of any User.

This Site may contain advice, opinions and statements of various information providers. Touch Sala Bai does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider, any User of this Site or any other person or entity. Reliance upon any such advice, opinion, statement, or other information shall also be at the User’s own risk. Neither Touch Sala Bai nor its affiliates, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers, shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, alteration of or use of any content herein, or for its timeliness or completeness, nor shall they be liable for any failure of performance, computer virus or communication line failure, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting therefrom.

As a condition of use of this Site, the User agrees to indemnify Touch Sala Bai and its affiliates from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of the User’s use of this Site, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by the User of these Terms and Conditions. If the User is dissatisfied with any Material on this Site or with any of its Terms and Conditions of Use, the User’s sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.
This Site may contain links and references to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of Touch Sala Bai, and Touch Sala Bai is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Touch Sala Bai provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link or reference does not imply the endorsement of the linked site by Touch Sala Bai.
If this Site contains bulletin boards, chat rooms, access to mailing lists or other message or communication facilities (collectively, “Forums”), the User agrees to use the Forums only to send and receive messages and materials that are proper and related to the particular Forum. By way of example and not as a limitation, the User agrees that when using a Forum, he or she shall not do any of the following:
Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;
Upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy and publicity) unless the User owns or controls the rights thereto or has received all consents therefor as may be required by law;
Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer;
Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded;
Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;
Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests or chain letters, or download any file posted by another user of a Forum that the User knows, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
The User acknowledges that all Forums and discussion groups are public and not private communications. Further, the User acknowledges that chats, postings, conferences, e-mails and other communications by other Users are not endorsed by Touch Sala Bai, and that such communications shall not be considered to have been reviewed, screened or approved by Touch Sala Bai. Touch Sala Bai reserves the right to remove, for any reason and without notice, any content of the Forums received from Users, including, without limitation, e-mail and bulletin board postings.
Preservation of immunities
Nothing herein shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or a waiver of the privileges and immunities of the United Nations, which are specifically reserved.
General
Touch Sala Bai reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the Site or any Materials in any respect. Touch Sala Bai shall have no obligation to take the needs of any User into consideration in connection therewith.
Touch Sala Bai reserves the right to deny in its sole discretion any user access to this Site or any portion thereof without notice.
No waiver by Touch Sala Bai of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be binding except as set forth in writing and signed by its duly authorized representative.

  • JOIN US AT OUR EVENTS

    You can make a difference

  • UPCOMING EVENTS

    Participate in one of our upcoming events to play a part in fighting poverty and human trafficking with education and employment in hospitality. Our hearts fell in love with

    Sala Bai's students - and we're sure yours will too!

    A Weekend to Discover 2017

    May 25-28 2017

    Siem Reap, Cambodia

     

    Get away with us for a Weekend to Discover Sala Baï and Siem Reap, Cambodia. This weekend will allow you to witness firsthand how Sala Bai alleviates poverty by transforming young adults. On the last evening, join a fundraising dinner hosted by Chef Joannès Rivière of Cuisine Wat Damnak to benefit Sala Baï students.

     

    For full itinerary, pricing options and reserving your place, please contact Sam at shmcgoun@gmail.com

     

  • PREVIOUS EVENTS

    MY STORY II: Dinner & Auction Evening for Sala Bai

    24th February 2017

    Sofitel Sentosa Singapore Resort & Spa

     

    Touch Sala Bai hosted a dinner and auction evening at the Sofitel Sentosa Resort & Spa to raise funds for Sala Baï Hotel School in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Over 240 guests enjoyed superb welcome reception, an excellent 4 course dinner prepared by Chef Joannès Rivière of Cuisine Wat Damnak and some of Singapore’s leading chefs led by Chef Sandro from the Fullerton Hotel, and bid on Lifestyle and F&B items to raise a total of S$65,300 for the construction of new student dormitories.

     

    A highlight of the evening was hearing directly from three Sala Baï graduates about their inspiring personal stories for how the programme has changed their lives. In 14 years, Sala Baï has educated 1300 young adults in 4 key disciplines of hospitality including front office, restaurant, housekeeping,

    cooking, including beauty therapy which was launched in 2015. This 11 month training program has been a proven formula with 100% employment rate within 3 months upon graduation. The average salary increases 4 times within 3-4 years. It’s a proven solution to poverty alleviation and trafficking for young adults especially women.

     

    Official Opening of the New School

    February 27th 2016

    The new Sala Bai Hotel School opened on Saturday 27th February at an official ceremony followed by cocktails prepared by our students and two famous Michelin starred-chefs, Régis Marcon and Patrick Jeffroy. The new school offers improved training facilities including beauty therapy, and an enhanced guest experience. Sala Bai School is now located at Wat Svay Village, Tonle Sap Road in Siem Reap.

     

    A Weekend to Discover and Alumni Dinner

    31st March - 3rd April 2016

    A Weekend to Discover Sala Baï and the annual Alumni Dinner were organised for Sala Bai's support network to witness firsthand how Sala Bai alleviates poverty by transforming young adults. Accommodation at Sala Bai's partner, Heritage Suites and Sala Bai Hotel School were the suggested options for this 4D3N experience. The itinerary included a luxury long-tail boar cruise to the Mechrey, the floating village where many of Sala Bai’s students grew up, a the Sala Bai Alumni Association dinner event and a tour of the magnificent Angkor Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site

     

  • Angkor Wat Half Marathon (AWHM)

    December 5-7 2015

    Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

     

    The Chain Reaction Project continued the fight against Human Trafficking by returning to the ancient city of Angkor and crossing the finishing line of the annual Angkor Wat Half-Marathon!

    With an aim to raise SGD$20,000 in support of Sala Baï’s efforts to fight human trafficking through education and employment, TCRP did a terrific job by going beyond and raised an incredible SGD27,530. Because of their effort, 45 lives had been changed forever.

     

    The catalysts also had a chance to visit vulnerable floating communities on the Tonlé Sap Lake and hear stories from the graduates of Sala Baï.

     

    Every year, Sala Baï, a Hotel and Restaurant School, takes 108 of the most impoverished young Cambodians through an 11-month hospitality training program – free of charge.

    100% of Sala Baï graduates have obtained jobs in the hospitality industry – dramatically increasing their family’s economic independence and thereby breaking the cycle of Human Trafficking.

    email info@tcrp.com

     

    MY STORY: Dinner and Auction Evening for

    Sala Bai

    19th November 2015

    Sofitel Sentosa Resort & Spa

     

    Touch Sala Bai hosted a dinner and auction evening at the Sofitel Sentosa Resort & Spa to raise funds for Sala Baï Hotel School in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Over 240 guests enjoyed superb cocktails by Diageo, an excellent 4 course dinner prepared by some of Singapore’s leading chefs led by Chef Sandro from the Fullerton Hotel, and bid on lifestyle items to raise over S$60,000 for the school. A highlight of the evening was hearing directly from three Sala Baï graduates about their inspiring personal stories for how the programme has changed their lives. For over 13 years Sala Baï has educated 1200 young adults in 4 key disciplines of hospitality including front office; restaurant; housekeeping; cooking in a free 11 month training programme. 100% have been placed in employment. The average salary increases 4 times within 3-4 years. It’s a proven solution to poverty alleviation and trafficking for young adults especially women.

    50 Greatest Hip Hop Songs of all time

    14th August 2015 - 7pm

    Bitters and Love, 118 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore

     

    Heritage Sala Baï Charity Dinner 2015

    22 May 2015

    Heritage Suites Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia

     

    Heritage Suites Hotel hosted its Annual Charity Gala Dinner to support the Sala Baï growth in student numbers.

    Sala Baï was created by the French NGO “Agir Pour Le Cambodge” in October 2002 and is located in Siem Reap. Each year the school trains - free of charge - 100 young disadvantaged Cambodians. After 12 years of operation, more than 1100 Sala Baï students have been trained for careers in the hospitality industry, enabling them to achieve economic independence and improve the living conditions of their families.

    Minh Chout had just graduated with the last intake in July 2014 confirmed: “I come from a poor family of farmers, in the province of Siem Reap. Last year, I had the incredible opportunity to go and study at Sala Baï for one year of room service training. I cannot realize how much my life has changed in such a short period of time!"
    "I am very proud of myself. I am working in a five-star hotel, I can speak English with clients coming from everywhere in the world. I make a living, I have learnt to manage my budget during my training and I am able to send money to my family. I became a model for my seven brothers and sisters. My parents don't have enough money to send them to school, so I really hope that thanks to me they will be able to go back to school, I am working hard for that!” he added.

    In a country, where the great majority of the population is still living under the poverty line or in a precarious situation and where the hospitality market desperately needs qualified workforce to support its booming growth, the School plans to increase the number of trained students each year up to 150 by 2018 and open a new training in Beauty Therapy.

    In that aim, next September, Sala Baï wishes to train not 100 but 108 students! 8 more young Cambodians who, like Minh Chout, carry the dream of a brighter future!

    HELP US CHANGE THEIR LIVES, HELP US SPONSOR THEM.

    And as any penny counts, what's matter is not how much but how many of us participate! On behalf of Heritage Suites Hotel, Sala Baï Staff and future students, THANK YOU!

    A Weekend to Discover 2015

    Easter weekend was a hot and wonderful ‘Weekend To Discover’ Sala Baï Hotel School and the famous Siem Reap in Cambodia

    Sala Bai, Siem Reap, Cambodia

     

    Hosted by the fabulous Sala Baï team of Claude, Mayelle and Caroline, a group of 9 adults and 4 children made their way to Siem Reap from as close as Singapore to as far afield as Florida.

    The long weekend allowed us to make the most of the trip to witness firsthand how Sala Baï alleviates poverty by transforming the lived of young adults, learn how we can make a difference to those in need, and of course experience the magnificent Angkor Archaeological Park, an UNESCO world heritage site.

    After arriving (some of us dusty and tired) on Thursday and checking in at either the Sala Baï or at the Heritage Suites Hotel, we met up with old and new friends over drinks and jazz in the lovely Heritage Suites Hotel, followed by dinner.

    On Friday we started the day early to experience the very special flag raising ceremony at Sala Baï, meet some of the students and learn more of the school, before hopping in a tuk tuk to walk the site of the very exciting new school development, just a short distance away. With spacious grounds, specially designed training facilities, student housing and great accommodation for guests, everyone was already planning their return visits, for the opening later this year.

    The Alumni dinner later that evening was an absolute highlight! A fun, happy and joyful dinner with much laughter and dancing, the annual celebration brought together current and past students, many of whom pledged ongoing support to the school.

    The following day, with sore feet from dancing, we explored the magnificent Angkor temples, while some hopped on the back of a vespa scooter to experience aspects of the extraordinary everyday life in the Cambodian countryside. An evening watching the outstanding performers of the Phare Cambodian Circus awed and thrilled everyone and was a fitting end to the trip.

    The weekend to discover certainly thrilled the kids and the well-travelled, inspiring a passion for Sala Baï and its amazing and brave students and leaders and building unique friendships – all of which have already gone on long after takeoff

     

    Cross Cambodia Journey

    14 - 22 November 2013

    Cambodia

     

    You can still donate to the Cross Cambodia Journey, 2013 (one man’s pledge to support Sala Bai Hotel School) and make a difference to the lives of impoverished young people.

    Help give them an education. Help give them employment. Help give them a future!