Empower Real Change
Keep Girls Safe and In School
Free To Shine provides direct support to girls in Cambodia to prevent them from becoming victims of sex trafficking. Every single dollar, from businesses like yours, makes a live-changing difference in the lives of young girls in the Siem Reap region.
Safe Communities for Children
We teach families how to protect themselves from exploitation and abuse. We address complex factors such as poverty, hunger, illness, unemployment, migration, addiction, violence, family breakdown and debt.Find Out More
While physically in the classroom girls are safe. We provide the materials and funds they need to access their local state school, and keep girls in school by providing access to water, food and shelter.Find Out More
Women in Leadership
We model gender equity and invest in the next generation of Cambodian women leaders by providing leadership training to emerging leaders, and funding university places.Find Out More
Follow Your Business' Impact
Each quarter we publish an Impact Report. Told through the lens of one of our three goals, the report highlights the impact of our program, usually on a particular girl or family.
Our Commitment to Impact and Transparency
We deeply value the trust you place in us when you invest in Free To Shine’s programs.
Each year we publish an Annual Report and audited financials, which provides a comprehensive overview of our impact and financial performance during the fiscal year.
Free To Shine is a registered Australian charity, endorsed by the Australian Tax Office and compliant with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) reporting standards. Our ACN is 143 986 074. We are governed by a board of directors and do not have a religious affiliation. We have MoUs with the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC), the Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSAVY), and the Ministry of Education (MoEYS). All our financials are independently audited by a registered company auditor.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, we are approved as a Deductible Gift Recipient with the Australian Taxation Office, so all donations over $2 are tax deductible.
Our donate form at the top of this page accepts common currencies, but if your currency is not listed you will need the following details:
Bendigo Bank Bank Address: Shop 1, 105 Poinciana Avenue, Tewantin, QLD, 4565. Australia
Swift Code: BENDAU3B
Account name: Free To Shine Ltd
Payee description: Free To Shine Ltd
Free To Shine Address: 19/97 Poinciana Avenue, Tewantin, Qld, 4565. Australia.
If you prefer, you can donate to Free To Shine directly from your bank. The details you will need are:
Account Name: Free To Shine Ltd
Account Number: 140557497
Yes we do. Our preferred payment method is via Stripe (using the donate form at the top of this page). But if it’s easier for you, please click the link below to donate using PayPal.
Yes, we will email this annual receipt to you during the first week of July each year. If you don't receive this, it's most likely that there was a mistake in your email address. Please contact us to update your details.
Our payment system, Stripe, secures all of your customer and credit-card data with military-grade software and servers, and the highest level of encryption available. Stripe is certified as meeting Level 1 of the PCI DSS compliance criteria, which is the highest level of compliance available and is the same level of data security of the biggest banks in the world. You can read more here.
Without your loyal support, we couldn’t do what we do.
If you have any questions, or would simply like to contact us, you can do so here.