Cambodia is well known for its frequency of national holidays, with a grand number of 28 public holiday days! This makes Cambodia the country with the most national holidays a year. One of the biggest, most extravagant holidays that stretches over a three-day period...
Volunteering abroad as a high school student is one of the best things you can do for yourself, your career, and the world. Instead of spending the summer sitting at home, you can gain international experience and work on sustainable volunteering projects designed...
Summer business internships give you the chance to develop and expand on the skills you’ve learned in the classroom. Spend your summer gaining practical business experience in a country halfway around the world. Work on soft skills such as intercultural fluency,...
How did Power Club become Power Club? Power Club began as the ‘Women’s Empowerment Club’, which then became ‘Girls Club’, which finally became ‘Power Club’ after roughly a month of intense deliberation between the students and teachers. Power Club started off as drop...
10 weekend destinations from Kampong Cham After a busy week on project in Kampong Cham it can be nice to travel away for the weekend and visit some of the amazing places you can reach across Cambodia and further! Throughout my time here I have made sure I have seen as...
Decked in white shirts/blouses and black trousers the fifteen-strong GVI team arrived at the pagoda with lotus flowers as offerings.
Cambodia Annual Report: In a nutshell In September 2018, GVI launched programs in Cambodia for the first time. Working in the province of Kampong Cham, GVI found education to be the most recognisably useful asset for local community members to accelerate their...
If you were to complete a quick Google search of modern obstacles facing women in Cambodia, you would quickly be linked to countless pages of research done on current inequality, including education, wage gaps, and domestic violence. For a volunteer such as me, such...
On the 7th January 1979, Vietnamese troops entered Phnom Penh and brought an end to the Khmer Rouge regime that had run the country into the ground for four years. In this blog, I will give a brief introduction to the Khmer Rouge before giving an insight into Cambodia...
Old temples and ruins are littered across Cambodia and the world. Back in the UK, many village churches rival Angkor Wat in age, so why don’t millions of travellers cross the globe and spend a whopping $38 entry fee to visit St Nicholas’ Church in Thames Ditton,...
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