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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Community Volunteer Experience

Reconnecting with Passion in life: Melinda’s Story! What’s life without happiness? And what’s happiness without passion in life? We often associate happiness with passion, as what we do is the key to contentment in life. And contentment equals to happiness, for the most part! So, does it need an age? Isn’t age just a number? […]

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 […]

Volunteering at the Food and Farm Project

Helping the Helping Hands Farm Lee Ann, 57, joined us from the USA on her time off from her job of documenting and following conservation, environmental regulations, processes and forms of fishing in Alaska. She combined volunteer placements in Siem Reap, volunteering at two Cambodia projects – the Cambodia Food and Farming Project and the […]

Toothbrush Campaign Cambodia

Globalteer Gives Back – Cambodia Toothbrush Campaign Globalteer has continued the Globalteer Gives Back Campaign, this time focusing on donating toothbrushes and dental hygiene education with a Cambodia Toothbrush Campaign! As a UK registered Charity, Globalteer aims to constantly give back to the communities we work with through education and donations such as the Globalteer […]