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Working together for brighter futures in Cambodia

November 26, 2019  |  Cambodia

Free Day So, what does a free day mean to we world travellers? Yes, a walk to a newly discovered coffee shop “Browns”, an exploring walk to the Tribe Art Gallery, then a tuk-tuk ride... Read More

Students find hope-filled experiences in Cambodia

January 29, 2019  |  Cambodia

After our arrival at the Phnom Penh airport, our group travelled via bus through the city. When we finished settling in our rooms at the first hotel, we walked through the busy and chaotic streets... Read More

High School students immerse themselves in Cambodia

December 11, 2018  |  Cambodia

Day 1 Hey everyone it’s Catherine writing to you from Siem Reap, Cambodia!The trip from Toronto went very well, most of us slept the entire flight and once we arrived in Guangzhou we were all... Read More

Revisiting Cambodia’s past with a new hope

October 30, 2018  |  Cambodia

Day 1: First Day Phnom Penh We arrived! After three flights and many hours we touched down in Phnom Penh. For four of us it was a return visit – for the other five it... Read More

Making things happen in Cambodia

March 5, 2018  |  Cambodia

Monday, March 5, 2018 Day ONE at the job site, and my team is already making things happen 🙂 Seriously, I could’t be any more proud! After 20+ hours of flying, a long road journey,... Read More

Aquinas students in solidarity with Cambodia

February 5, 2018  |  Cambodia

Bridging the gap Day 1 Today we worked on a project in a small rural community in Kep, Cambodia. Our group planned to construct one water gate and two latrines for the families. At first... Read More

Students improving health for families

December 11, 2017  |  Cambodia

Stories of Survivors Day 1 – Phnom Penh Yesterday we visited Tuol Sleng, the genocide museum. Our guide was a survivor of the genocide and shared incredible stories of his experiences as well as stories... Read More

Adventures in Cambodia

November 1, 2017  |  Cambodia

Monday, October 23, 2017 7am – The weekend is over and ,hi ho , hi ho–it’s back to work we go !Four new families , four more latrines to build.Were are no longer apprentices and... Read More

Fun and hard work in Cambodia

October 20, 2017  |  Cambodia

Wow, what an amazing start to our journey here in Cambodia. So much fun to connect with previous friends from the 2016 Nepal trip, 6 of us were reunited with Jen Baillee as our team... Read More

Smiles greet volunteers to Cambodia

January 30, 2017  |  Cambodia

Feb. 4 Today, Saturday February 4, the students started the day by going to the beautiful Angkor Wat temple in Siem Reap. The temple is one of the seven wonders of the world and built... Read More

Participant Thoughts

October 19, 2016  |  Cambodia

December 12: This was the last day of work this week. The other group continued scraping and painting the community buildings and it was a tough go. Sometimes work is work. Group number two finished... Read More

February 21, 2015: Sad Farewell

February 23, 2015  |  Cambodia

Thursday was a quieter day around each project site with finishing touches (install toilet, fishing concrete, roof and doors) being complete by Mr. Son and ourselves. Following a few photo ops, hugs and thanks we... Read More

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