About the local hosting organizationIn late 2014, CYA is requested to have the project in this community, CheaSmon village, in cooperating with CheaSmon primary and secondary school. The project aims at providing opportunity for children to have chances to learn languages, computer, and to have access to global education/information, creating more job opportunities for villagers, and helping local school to have proper facilities and materials for their education program. In 2016, CYA has successfully organized the workcamps in this campsite with 131 international volunteers participated and this year 2017, CYA is going to organize different activities to achieve our goals in supporting 1) students’ education; 2) school facilities and security; and 3) community improvement according to the needs assessment we conducted early 2016. In providing community services, the volunteers are able to participate in the agricultural activities with the local. Helping the farmers in watering crops, sharing the daily life. That has been a great community experiences that both local and international volunteers could contribute in the social engagement and personal development to understand the social contexts as reflection of the global trends. In education services, we have been developing the school into an E-learning center with the donation of 20 computer for the secondary school students to acquire a free digital study and promote reading with hundred of books been given for the self-research study. At the same time, the school students in the primary level are in needs of sanitation education and basic knowledge of language as supplementary.
About the volunteer workEducation and Arts: Teaching English to the students in Chea Smon Primary and Secondary school, assisting in computer science with the teachers at the secondary school. Construction: Supporting physical development at both primary and secondary school. Development: Supporting local families in daily life in agriculture, and social business run in the villages.
Local accommodationAll the volunteers are going to live in a local family house with basic living facility is provided – mosquito net, blanket, pillows, and mattress. There are fans provided, but sometimes it is not needed due to the change of temperature in the early morning. The toilet and shower room is shared with the host family and the volunteers. The food also provided by the hosting family, but you are welcome to assist in daily cooking.
About the project locationThere are plenty of things to do and see in the area. There is the Angkor Wat which is known as the symbol of Cambodia Nation, Religion! You can organize the trip individually or in group for one or two days during the provided free day in the work camp.! Check the link for information: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g297390-Siem_Reap_Siem_Reap_Province-Vacations.html
RequirementsMotivated to help local community and kids Able to adapt with local environment Be flexible Bare your own personal expenses and insurance