Ending the Suffering | Helping Stray Animals in Cambodia

How we are helping stray animals in Cambodia! Walking around streets in Siem Reap or Phnom Penh, you will meet many stray dogs and perhaps spot a stray cat or two. These animals have no home an no one to takes care of them. They roam the streets in search of food; Most of them sick and in desperate need of […]

An Insight into the Cambodia Clean Water Project

Improving access to Clean Water in Cambodia! Most of us use water everyday without thinking about it. We drink water, wash with water, cook with water and clean ourselves, our beds and our clothes with water. Water is a human right, one that is often taken for granted. As soon as clean water is removed from your home, most tasks we do […]

Siem Reap Water Festival Clean Up

Interns and Volunteers at work! We were just in time for the Water Festival in Siem Reap when all the interns and volunteers started at Globalteer in Cambodia. Water Festival, or Bon Om Touk, marks the end of the monsoon and rice season. The festival marks the start of the reversal of the flow of […]

The Importance of Sports in Children’s Lives

Extracurricular Activities in Education The benefits of providing extracurricular activities for children are many. In developing countries, the importance of sports and other extracurricular activities are not generally recognized. Indeed, activities such as sports, art and music are not prioritized in schools, and offers outside schools are often limited. Many children learn better in an […]

New Women’s Empowerment Project in Peru

Set Up of Our New Women’s Empowerment Project We have been working on the set up of a new Women’s Empowerment Project in Peru. Located in Pinagua, just outside of Cusco, the project is now up and running. The project was set up to empower women from the village to have their own businesses so […]

The Importance of a Good Child Protection Policy

The Importance of a Good Child Protection Policy When you’re looking for a volunteer placement overseas, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the choices. You want to work with children, and you want to do some good. But how can you be certain that your volunteer organisation of choice is really helping children? Question the […]

Cycling Challenge for the Cambodia Community Project

Cycling Challenge Fundraiser! John Connel volunteered at Globalteer’s Helping Hands school in Siem Reap as part of his Cambodia Community Project volunteer placement. In addition to volunteering, John helped to raise awareness and funds for the project in an amazing way; by taking on a 15 day cycling challenge down the length of Vietnam: from […]

Globalteer’s Sports Project in Siem Reap

Just in time for the World Cup: A Gooooooaaaaal for Cambodia! Countries all over the globe are bursting with Soccer fever at the moment. Each hoping their team has what it takes to win the World Cup. Fans with painted faces, soccer ball shaped hats, team jerseys, and air horns, chant and scream for their […]

Orphanage Volunteering

Volunteering in orphanages seems, at face value, to be a selfless act of charity that can only do good. Sadly, this is very rarely the case, so I would like you to take a few minutes to read about the reality of being an orphanage volunteer. So, you want to give back and make a […]

Dog Welfare in Peru – Cusco’s Canine Conundrum

Cusco: City of Ancient Wonders…and Dogs Anyone who has ever visited Cusco, whether as a tourist or volunteer, will tell you that the city is full of dogs. You will see them as soon as you leave the airport and head to your destination via taxi in any direction – small dogs, large dogs, old […]