Siem Reap and the corn fields

CWF team checking by themselves the corn fields CWF team checking by themselves the corn fields If you have already traveled to South East Asia, I am pretty sure you already heard about Siem Reap and especially the Angkor Temple, one of the most beautiful human construction that went through time and still exist. If you want to know more …

Happy New Projects Year 2017 !

Hello dear followers ! It’s been such a long time before we give you some update but here we are fresh and ready to roll ! To start with, CWF wishes you a Happy New Year 2017 ! A lot happened in the past years, lot of projects popped up and Cambodia opened itself widely to the international culture. We …

Learn 60 students names in your first week teaching English

When our teachers first start teaching in Cambodia, one of their greatest challenges is learning up to 60 students names before things get awkward! To make it even more difficult, our Khmer students names are not always easy to pronounce, with unfamiliar sounds and stresses. Lets think about some ways to make this process easier, and faster! Read over your …

Tips for your first week teaching English in Cambodia

Every year, we see up to 100 newly qualified TEFL teachers enter the classroom as volunteer English teachers for the first time. Some are eager, some quietly confident; others need a little encouragement and guidance. Here are a few of the things we tell them: Don’t plan extensively before meeting your students. Its tempting to sit down and plan out …

Pchum Ben in the Village

Volunteer Experience: Prue, Ally, and Jonny spend Pchum Ben festival with Chiva and his family, in Kompong Cham province. Pchum Ben, the religious ‘Ancestors’ Day’ festival is one of the pinnacle celebrations of the year for Khmer people. Phnom Penh empties as its inhabitants clog the major roads to head back to their “homeland’s”- villages spread across Cambodia’s 25 provinces. …