Bridging the Education Gap

There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has affected everyone, all over the world. But as with so many things, it has hit those already at a social disadvantage much harder than the well-off. In April and May, we made the most of easing Covid-19 restrictions to check in with the rural communities around […]

Development, COVID and Tourism in Siem Reap

COVID’s Effects on Siem Reap NGO Assistant Intern, Ruri, share his insights into how the global pandemic has effected the once lively Siem Reap: “It is difficult through words alone to capture the intensity of Siem Reap’s ‘Pub Street’ in its pre-pandemic heyday. A vibrant mass of packed restaurants, bars and clubs flank a street […]

Proving Access to Books For Children in Cambodia & Peru

Lack of access to libraries in developing countries We often take for granted the idea that libraries always existed and could be found anywhere throughout the world. However, for some countries, libraries are rarely accessible for most of the population or they don’t exist at all. This is a common problem for many children living […]

Wildlife Trafficking in Asia

Wildlife Trade Issues in Asia Wildlife trafficking in Asia is rampant! Several Southeast Asian countries are acting as supplier, consumer and general import-export hubs for illegal wildlife trade. Criminal networks are at the heart of the illegal wildlife trade using weak borders and the internet to expand their reach. While this problem has existed in […]

Providing Clean Water in Cambodia to Rural Villages

Giving rural villages access to clean water! The limited access to clean water is one of the biggest issues facing people in Cambodia, causing thousands of deaths per year. Providing clean water to Cambodian villages is of the utmost importance. Access to clean, safe drinking water is a fundamental human right! However, nearly 50% of […]

Teaching Children about Safety

Teaching our Child Safety Module to the Students at Helping Hands! Our child protection initiative recognises that our duty of care to the children we work with also extends to teaching children about personal safety. Our Child Safety Modules are an extension of our Child Protection Policy which we have introduced at Picaflor House and […]

Wildlife Trafficking in Laos

Battling illegal wildlife trafficking in Laos  Laos is a spectacular country in South East Asia, bordered by China, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia. The country is popular for its beautiful nature with rugged mountains, the Mekong River and large stretches of forest. The country is also home to a wide variety of wildlife including many […]

Sports Programme in Cambodia for Rural Schools

Empowering Children & Raising Self Esteems though Sport! Globalteer’s sports programme in Cambodia has been running in Siem Reap for several years. After a short hiatus the project resumed with fresh ideas and programmes in 2019. The Globalteer Sports Programme Cambodia The project uses sports as a way of engaging children in lessons about leadership, […]

Helping Sea Turtle Conservation Efforts!

“Shell-ebrating” our sea turtle partners’ great conservation efforts! In honour of World Turtle Day we wanted to highlight the great work our partners in Malaysia and Costa Rica are doing to help sea turtle conservation efforts. Unfortunately, nearly all species of sea turtles are endangered. Sea turtles are hunted and killed for their meat, skin […]

Providing Students with Nutrition in Cambodia

How our Food & Farming Programme & Breakfast Programme are tackling Nutrition Issues in Cambodia According to the National Nutrition Strategy report, Cambodia has made great progress in tackling child malnutrition issues. However, malnutrition rates among children under 5 remain some of the highest in the region. In addition, Cambodia is still among the most […]