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Overview


  • Build traditional wooden Khmer-style houses for some of Cambodia’s poorest people
  • Make a difference in the lives of a rural family who are living on less than $1 a day
  • A unique insight into a Khmer community
  • Work alongside local tradespeople and community volunteers
  • Attend a Buddhist ceremony on the final day, along with the beneficiary family, where local monks bless the house

THE PROBLEM

Poor education, lack of skills and a shortage of job opportunities mean many rural Cambodians are still living in extreme poverty with inadequate shelter.

THE SOLUTION

Simple, sturdy Khmer-style wooden houses provide shelter and security for Cambodian families living in need.

IMPACT

Improved living conditions can change lives, through increased security, protection from the elements, better sleeping arrangements and healthier living. Safe homes provide better access to improved sanitation, and more hygienic cooking environments. Children in secure homes, protected from the elements are less likely to get sick and more likely to attend school. All these elements are the essential to break free of the poverty cycle.

Countries:

Addressing:


Addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Good Health And Well-being:  Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development.

Quality Education:  Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development.

No Poverty:  Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality.


Learning outcomes for students

Applied mathematics and science.
Team work and collaboration with their fellow students and the local community.
Taken outside of their comfort zone to build resilience and independence.
Authentic insight into rural Khmer life.


Customise your program

We can fully customise a School Travel Program to suit your students' learning objectives and budget. Whether you require a Service Learning program, physical challenge, cultural immersion or certain curriculum targets - talk to one of our educational travel experts about the elements you need in your itinerary. We pride ourselves on developing unique itineraries to meet the learning requirements for schools.

World Youth Adventures is a division of one of the world's leading adventure travel companies, World Expeditions. We can develop itineraries in any destination that is offered by World Expeditions, which is to every continent on earth.

Use our simple Expedition Design Form to contact us with your requirements and an educational travel expert will be in touch to assist.


Why travel with us

Why travel with us

Assisted over
14,000 Students Worldwide

Since the 1980's, we have helped students from around the globe to experience the world's most exciting destinations, allowing them to travel, give, grow.

400+ Service Learning
Programs

Together with students, we have completed over 400 Service Learning programs in developing countries. We will always continue to support causes including social justice, animal welfare, the environment and more.

Fully Customised
School Travel Programs

Want to include service learning, your school curriculum and a physical challenge, or any of the above? Contact us and we can design a program fully catered for your students and budget.

Safety and
Support - Our #1 Priority

Every school receives a detailed risk management plan that is guided by government advisories and the local partners we work with. We never compromise on the safety of your students to reduce the price of the program.

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Want to find out more?

Our educational travel experts are ready to help you tailor an itinerary or service learning project to suit your school’s needs and budget. Contact us today to receive a free consultation.


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