What a waterfall day

After a long hard but extremely rewarding week we finally made it to the weekend. Today some of our volunteers went on an amazing adventure to Kulan Mountain. It is about and hour and a half drive and then a hike through the jungle but it’s all worth it in the end. Our volunteers got…



Greetings mothers and fathers and others on earth.

Greetings mothers and fathers and others of earth, My name is Natalie Cox and I am one of the volunteers on this trip! Today was our final day in the village. It was indeed a bittersweet symphony (shouts out to The Verve). We all pooled our money together yesterday and purchased two water filtration systems,…



Angkor Wat

Today was a cultural immersion day, our volunteers were up nice and early (4am) so we could watch the sunrise over beautiful Angkor Wat, one of the seven man made ancient wonders of the world. We also visited the beautiful Bayon and Ta Prohm temples and a few volunteers headed out to Tonle Sap to…



Happy Birthday Iona

Today is Iona’s birthday and we are so glad we can celebrate it with her. We headed back to ROV community school to lay more bricks and put up the grass roof. Our classroom is really taking shape now and we can’t wait to finish it on Friday. The kids and teachers surprised Iona, they…



Who run the world? GIRLS

Today was another perfect day. We headed back to ROV community school to get stuck into some more dirty hard work that we loved every minute of. We continued construction on the roof and creating the foundation for the floor. We hauled rocks, moved sand, poured buckets and wheel barrows full of water and even…



Back to School

Today was our first day at project and what a wonderful day it was. We headed out on Tuk Tuk to the ROV community school ready to start building a brand new class room. We split into groups and rotated through the jobs, it was a tough day out in the harsh Cambodian sun but…



Welcome to Cambodia

Hello all and welcome to our village immersion blog. Thanks for taking the time to check out what this amazing group of volunteers will be getting up to over the next few weeks. Today was fly in day and it’s always busy and really exciting. Our volunteers got to try their first Khmer dishes and…



Don’t want to say good bye

It is so excited go back home but it is really sad to leave. 3 9f then said, I don’t want to leave I want to stay here. The most important things we have make a really changed for the Third World it meant that we build the classroom for the kids in the rural…



Hello friend!

For breakfast Celeste, Julie, Emma and I went to the Missing Socks cafe for waffles and after that we went to a Khmer cooking class! We made a four course meal consisting of a mango salad, a mixed vegetable soup, fish amok (a traditional Khmer dish), and a banana dessert. Fish amok is the most…



Mixing sement and laying brick

Today we have done a lot of brick work for our classroom foundations. It seems like we have 16 volunteers but actually we have only 4 volunteers – awesome job! I am so proud of you guys. We have more brick laying in the morning and then stoped for lunch, we have coconut again, it…