About the local hosting organizationCYA Learning Center has been set up to provide the opportunity for the children and teenagers in Russeydom Community of Kompot Province for free global education- English language, computer, and library through engaging with the international volunteers as teachers and friends. The center is also aimed to provide the space for the local families to participate in the sustainable development activities by engaging themselves in agriculture and vocational training. In 2017, CYA Learning Center is going to start up the weekend market to allow the local families to put their organic products on sales, and the existing activities are still going on! We welcome volunteers with motivation and creativities to join our direct project! Join us at CYA Learning Center to bring the parents back home to the village, to bring the children back to school, to make Russeydom a lively village back again for hundreds of families. Join us to support our culture of peace and sustainability.
About the volunteer workEducation: organizing the students with specific topic in English, conducting reading activities in the library, teaching computer skills with the students from the community. Construction: Renovating the center facilities, building new facilities Development: supporting the social enterprises at the center for sustainable development project Environment: conducting the workshop on raising awareness of environmental protection, rubbish, trash management system to be introduced in the community.
Local accommodationThe volunteers are going to stay in the local-style house provided in the campus of the center. They are going to share the space together about 8-10 people in one room, with proper mattresses, pillows and blankets – sleeping bag is not necessary. The food will be prepared by the host family, but of course you can help in the kitchen, washing, and cleaning.
About the project locationThe city of Kompot consists of several interesting things to see and do. Bok Ko National Park: the mountain which is very high and famous for its cold temperature with waterfall, and the beautiful newly built hotel and casino, and the existence of the casino built during the French colonization during the 1940s. Kep Beach: The tiny beautiful beach with fresh seafood. From there, you can access to staying in the small quiet island known as “ Rabbit Island”. Pepper Farm: An agricultural product which makes Kompot famous is the pepper which is grown in the large scale. For more information, please check the link: http://www.tourismcambodia.com/travelguides/provinces/kampot/what-to-see.htm
RequirementsMotivated to help local community and kids Able to adapt with local environment Be flexible Bare your own personal expenses and insurance