Creativity, curiosity, and imagination are what we're trying to encourage and we want to ensure that, even when we're not around, the kids have the chance to flex their cranial muscles. Over the past few weeks one of the long term volunteers at a local NGO, Ms Begoña Goienetxe (don't ask me how to say that last name), has been fundraising like crazy to realise our collective ambition to inspire the imagination of the kids in the preschools here in Pursat. Begoña saw that the kids don't have toys which are notably vital in terms of the initial development of a ...
September 8, 2015Adrian Paschkow
Armed with our dirt-proof-orange Tuk Tuk t-shirts and discography of Disney we hit the road. One great thing about spending an extended period of time in one country is the network of fantastic people that you meet. Throughout our journey we'll be meeting up with many of our friends to get off the beaten track and into even the most unknown areas. Today we met up with Marie, a French volunteer working with the Coconut Water Foundation based in Battambang. "Education is an engine of development" Marie tells us. Coconut Water works with fifteen public primary schools conducting workshops on ...
June 24, 2015Lucy Kemp