Volunteer Experience

Our four weeks of volunteering have come to an end with Children with Hope for Development, and we are sad to say goodbye to the inspiring students and teachers of Po village. Our experience with Children with Hope for Development is extremely positive. Although the heat and lack of life as we know it in a developed country were initially...
Yesterday was myself and Christopher’s last day at Children with Hope for Development . After four weeks with the children, who we have gotten to know quite well, we’re very sad to say goodbye to them , not knowing when or if we will see them again. We can hope that with their improved ability to speak English, and new IT and computers...
The Cambodian teaching methods are very different to western style that we are accustomed to. There is a strict layout for each lesson, and every day a different topic or subject is discussed using the same format. Every day, 4 different students come up to the white board to write the day, date, month and year. We then revise...
We set off on our 9km cycle to the school through beautiful rural landscape. We were greeted by nearly everyone on our way to the school located in Po village. Sokha tells us most people around here have never seen a white person before so a lot of people stare and smile while all the children say hello. When we arrived at the school we...