The Open Institute is a non-governmental and not-for-profit organization that envisions Cambodia as a country in which widespread access to high quality education, information, communications and technology lead to a more developed and just society. The mission of the organization is to ensure that the benefits of technology for social and economic advance are usable in Cambodian society. At present, the Open Institute implements five programs: SPICE (Structuring Partnership for Innovative Communication Environment), Women Empowerment for Social Change, Open Schools, Khmer Software Initiative, and Lexicography. Our outstanding expertise is the strategic use of Information and Communication Technology for Social Development.