Thank You Party for Group 23 Volunteers!

Semester 23 came to a close last Saturday with a thank-you party for our fantastic volunteers. CRDT’s Sut Samedy joined us to thank the volunteers for their hard work and dedication to help CWF and CRDT. A big thanks once again to the 15 volunteers who gave us three months of their time and skills to help improve livelihoods in …

Last day of Semester 23

Today is the last day of Semester 23! With just a few days left in the program for most, it’s getting a bit emotional here at CWF. This semester has been fantastic, with a small but wonderful bunch of volunteers from Australia, England, the USA, New Zealand, Sweden and Holland. We’d like to say a huge thank you to Alysha, …

International Children’s Day 2012

This morning we visited Hun Neang Toul Tom Poung II primary school, right behind the CWF building, for their International Children’s Day ceremony. The whole school gathered in the playground to hear speeches from school and community leaders. The director of the school and local commune head both spoke of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), …

Phnomtime Penhlapse – A city in timelapse

If you haven’t seen it already: David Simon‘s incredible timelapse film of Phnom Penh, shot late 2011.   Phnomtime Penhlapse – A city in timelapse from David Simon on Vimeo.

Guest Post: Takeo tribulations … or how not to get to Sihanoukville

Guest post from Group 23 volunteer Anand, about taking the road less travelled in Takeo Province.   “Are we going the right way?” So many travel adventures begin with the utterance of these seemingly innocent words. If I’d have known what would happen over the next few hours at that point, I probably would have taken out life insurance, worn …