Volunteering Experience at the Cambodia Cat & Dog Rescue Project

The Cambodia Cat & Dog Rescue project cares for animals rescued from Phnom Penh’s streets. In addition to caring for these cats & dogs the project is also educating the community on animal care and working to improve the welfare of animals throughout Cambodia. Our Regional Manager, Crissy, recently visited the project and spent the […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Siem Reap Excursion for Helping Hands Students

New Adventures for Students! Every month, teachers are taking a group of Helping Hands students on a new adventure! An excursion to Siem Reap’s city center. Living in Siem Reap’s countryside, they rarely have the opportunity to go to malls or visit a craft studio like Artisants d’Angkor. Or to even see what life is […]

AMIGO Loans Volunteer Group in Cambodia

One team, one week and hundreds of memories! “The atmosphere was great!” Group volunteering in a great way to make a difference while forming lasting bonds! Late in February, a group of 12 volunteers joined us from the UK to get involved at Helping Hands in the Siem Reap Province. AMIGO is a UK guarantor loan […]