Month: July 2018

Final days on program

The last days of program were spent finishing up the amazingly bright brick wall at the ROV Community school. All of the volunteers this program set have been involved in some wonderful projects that have really benefited the community. Four houses have been built, as well as a new classroom and brick fence – an…



Painting the wall

Today the volunteers had a productive day finishing up their construction of the brick wall. This meant it was time to get to work painting! The wall was painted with lots of brightly coloured paints and looks amazing! The afternoon was then spent playing games with the children at the school before heading out to…



Day 1 at the school

After breakfast we travelled out to the ROV community school to get started on the building project. We spent the morning mixing cement for the project. Our lunch break was spent playing with the local children which was so much fun! In the afternoon we continued mixing cement and began brick laying. Dinner was delicious…



Weekends in Siem Reap!

Today our volunteers got to challenge their culinary skills as they took part in a cooking class learning how to make Khmer foods. We made green mango salad, Koh Kou soup, A mok curry and sweet banana – it was all AMAZING!! Please follow and like us:



party timeeeee

Our last day today altogether in the village. And what a day it was. We arrived at the school to start the bricklaying for the fence. And we were ready to mix that cement. Once we moved the sand, cement and water and mixed it all up by hand, we divided it into buckets and…



Cakes, carnival and cement

We all woke up bright and early this morning, and once we all had breakfast we headed out on the Tuk Tuks with Serong out to the village. Once we arrived we started straight away on getting the fence ready that will be around the school. We pulled off all the bamboo from the cement…



Rain, Rain, never go away

What a fun day it was today! We all tuk-tuked our way out to the village bright and early, and was followed by Coconut and Richard (another puppy from the village) all the way to the school. When we arrived we got to work straight away to finish the painting. It took us a while,…



Painting Planks and Dancing to Disney

It was a big day today, and the classroom is almost completed. We arrived at the School bright and early ready to get to work straight away. Ross and Lyana jumped up on the scaffolding to complete the rest of the roof. To create the roof, they tied many grass tiles together, and overlapped them…



Bamboooooooooo Bandits

We all were up bright and early, for a nice breakfast altogether than headed out to the village to finish the classroom. There is still lots of work to be done though. Once we all arrived at the school, Chaiky was there to meet us, she is the principal of the ROV community school. She…



Snake eats cricket, we eat snake!

Wednesday has come and gone as we are await for the Croats to get up. Fingers crossed! Today we finished all of the brick laying, started some painting, and also began putting the palm leaves together to better insulate the classroom.  We are miles ahead of schedule which is awesome and shows how great we…



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