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Community Volunteering Project in Cambodia

CAMBODIA: Construction and Community Development Volunteering in Samraong in Cambodia

Help the poorer communities in Cambodia with their construction projects. The main site of this construction project is at a local school allocated to the poor, but you could also assist on other sites where development construction assistance is needed.

This projects aims to improve the quality of live for under-privileged people in Samrong, and this construction project, with volunteer help, greatly improves the environment of poverty-stricken people. 

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Volunteer with Children in a Kindergarten in Fengyan in China on a

CHINA: Care for and Teach Young Children in a Kindergarden and Orphanage in Fengyan
Volunteer in a Kindergarten where the children are about 4/5 years old. They are mainly from the poor villages in and around the area – they will be excited to see you.

The Kindergarten is informal and the children will want to play with you more than be ‘taught’. If you can start to get them enthused about coming to school, and perhaps give them a few very basic English phrases such as simple greetings, you will have done a great and enjoyable job! 

Care at the Safe House in Knysna

SOUTH AFRICA: Care for Kids in a Children’s Safe-House in a Township in Knysna
Assist carers in the Safe-House to care for children from abusive backgrounds. You'll work with a variety of ages, assisting in the soup kitchen, general caring, and observing counselling to HIV sufferers.

You'll help with basic Reading, Writing, Maths, homework, playing games and generally keep them stimulated and entertained using educational activities.

SOUTH AFRICA: Street Kids Project: Social Work / Care with Children
Work at a Youth Development Centre in a township on the outskirts of the beach resort of Knysna, helping out with anything from basic schooling, such as reading or writing, to community projects, job skills and life skills lessons.

Your work will help to provide a caring environment where guidance and assessment is offered to children living on the streets and children at risk.

SOUTH AFRICA: Care for Children in a Crèche in Knysna -
Care for children at a crèche in Knysna. Help prepare the children for primary school. Many of the children come from underprivileged homes and therefore any help they can get from volunteers is greatly appreciated. You'll use fun activities and educational programmes to greatly benefit their social and mental development.

You'll have a lot of freedom to set up your own day's activities, if you would like to, and also to paint murals to brighten up the class rooms. Activities include singing, painting, reading, educational classes (like learning the alphabet) and playing with educational toys.


Care for Children, the Elderly and the Local Community in Kandy

Volunteer with Orphanage babies and older orphanage children, or you can work with elderly people or assist on a very worthwhile Women's Project. You can choose one area to concentrate on or you can spread your help across all the activities.

While there, another addition to the variety of things you can do is help to rebuild and renovate Buddhist temples!.

Restore and Renovate Buddhist Temples in Kandy.
Restore, rebuild and renovate Buddhist temples in local communities in and around Kandy. This is a unique and fascinating opportunity to assist community development and learn about Sri Lankan construction using traditional manual methods, without using modern machinery.

Work includes construction, repainting temples, cleaning in and around temples; interacting with children and villagers and helping the Temples arrange Community Centres for the village youths. You'll also assist with the restoration of paintings and sculptures inside the temples.

An Orphan from the Project in Zambia

ZAMBIA: Teach Orphans and Extremely Poor Children in Livingstone
Unlike other 'mainstream' schools, this school that you'll work in is for orphans and extremely poor children. There are facilities for some orphans to be permanently housed on the premises, while the other children attend the school each day, returning home after classes.

You can teach a variety of subjects, including English, Maths, Sports or any academic subjects. If you have skills or knowledge of Drama, Dance, Music or Arts & Crafts, you'll be able to teach these as well.

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