An Epic Bike Ride on the Mekong Islands

Bike ride through rice paddies in cambodia

A post by Victoria Lewis, CWF Semester 37: Kratie! A relaxed and friendly riverside town and one of the most popular areas in Cambodia to see the endangered Irrawaddy Dolphins which I was lucky enough to catch a glimpse of whilst relaxing on a boat ride along the Mekong river with CWF and the other volunteers on a trip that …

Welcome to CWF Kratie!

For many years, CWF has been planning to open a new school campus. Earlier this year, after a lot of thought and discussion, CWF conducted a viability study in conjunction with CRDT, and prepared a plan to launch our new school in the rural town of Kratie, home of CRDT. Establishing a school in Kratie, close to CRDTs main office, …

Khmer Language Classes with Soriya

Sour S’dei! – Hi! Sok Sabay? – How are you? K’nhom Sabay! – Im Happy! CWF is not just a place to volunteer teaching English, but also it’s a place that you can gain experiences, get to know more about Cambodia, Cambodian people, food, local life, culture and help to raise money to support the Cambodian Rural Development Team (CRDT). …

Maggi – Group 34

Teacher Maggi and Students at CWF

Teaching at CWF was honestly incredible. I lived in the volunteer house and was provided with 3 meals a day that are cooked by two of the most lovely women, Mony and Linda. The training is quite thorough and you get an opportunity to meet new volunteers as well as really be a part of what CWF is trying to …

Orientation trip to Kratie and Koh Pdao

Below is an account by CWF volunteer teacher Pip Brook of her experience visiting the rural town of Kratie, home to CRDT, Le Tonle, and the Irrawaddy Dolphin; and to Koh Pdao, a fishing island on the Mekong and one of CRDTs project sites:   Roughing it in Kratie – yeah right! Part of the orientation to my stint as …