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24 September School 1
This project is part of the SCI North South Programmes. Volunteers should be 20 years old, have previous volunteering experience and take part in the Preparation Workshops organised by their sending branch. More details from your sending branch.
05 Apr 2019
17 Apr 2019
5: Poverty and social injustice
Teaching / Restoration, renovation
Number of volunteers:
Number of places still available:
Free places last update:
13 Feb 2019
20 - 99
16 - 99
Extra fee to be paid in the hosting country:
220.00 US Dollar
Purpose of extra costs:
Cambodian Youth Action (CYA) is a not for profit and we haven't received any funding support from any funding agencies therefore, all participants are required to pay their participation fee. The participation fee is payable by cash upon arrival which is USD 220.00 that will cover; food, accommodation, and project materials and activities.
Description: 24 September School (24SS) is located in a very remote area in Kampong Speu province. Many teenagers grow up becoming construction worker or factory workers due the lack of education. Education is not a priority and not easy to access by all while poverty is struggling people for survival. CYA started our cooperation in 2014 and have been working on providing English languages class for students and supporting to renovate classrooms. It is very rare to have foreigners in this village so the presence of volunteers make the students and local people happy to have interaction while students are able to learn language for free.
Type of Work: Volunteers are going to work in various activities such as organizing local ritual ceremonies and events with local people, teaching English, music, arts, and sports to children, and working with local people in renovating facilities and classrooms.
Accommodation: Volunteer will stay in together at volunteer's house inside the village. Food will be prepared by local chef but you will be asked to serve, clean, and wash dishes by yourself.
Approximate Location: In a very remote area in Kampong Speu province
Organization Description: CYA is a youth development organization who works to promote global education among Cambodian children and youth, improving living standard of the community, and actively preserves environmental resources through engaging with international volunteers who come from all over the world. CYA organizes workcamps, which allow global volunteers are to live, work, learn, share as family who is compassionate in discussing and solving global issues.