The Five Freedoms

What is Animal Welfare? Animal Welfare has long been discussed, defended and championed by animal lovers worldwide, but – aside from referring to the “well-being” of a non-human animal – what does it actually mean? The key ideas behind animal welfare are: The right of an animal under the care of a human, to have […]

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 […]

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 […]

Empowering Women in Peru

Helping Rural Women Gain Control in their Lives In rural Peru it is still common for women to have little control in the home or a say in family decisions. We are aiming to empower women in rural Peru by helping them start their own businesses so they can earn their own income and gain […]

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 […]

Games night! A social event supporting projects in Cambodia

Monthly Games Night at our GlobalHub café! The first Wednesday of every month, we have been holding a Games Night at the GlobalHub cafe, our social enterprise café in Cambodia. It has been providing support to responsible and sustainable projects since May 2019. The Globalhub itself is a nice place where you can check emails, […]