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CYA1842 CAMBOYA Camboya ENVI/CULT/DEV 19/04/2018 30/04/2018

CYA LEARNING CENTER

Education, Culture, and Sustainable Development

CYA - LEARNING CENTER (CLC) started in May 2014 and we are now providing a free alternative education for children and teenagers in Praphnom commune, Angkor Chey district, Kampot province. Three classrooms were built and 285 students are now studying English with their international and local volunteer’s teachers.

CYA – Learning Center is now also providing the computer course for the teenagers and one library is now accessing free by CYA-learning Center students and children around the community. Because of the fast development of this project, in 2016, CYA is going to work closely with local people in the

community for income generation. For income generation program CYA is going to work on organic farming and handicraft to involve local people in the farming process and making local products for selling in the city. At the same time, CYA also plans to create a weekend market where farming products and handcraft products will be sell here.

In 2016, CYA – Learning Center is in needs of more volunteers to help us implementing our project and there will be many things for volunteers to learn from. We welcome all motivated volunteers to join us in making change in this community and learn great thing from this community as well. Join us at CYA Learning Center to bring the parents back home to the village, to bring the children back to school, to make Russeydom a lively village back again for hundreds of families. Join us to support our culture of peace and sustainability.

 

Food and Accommodation

The volunteers are going to stay in the volunteer hosue which is located about 100 meters away from the center. The accommodation is provided with sleeping mattress, mosquito net, pillows, and blankets. There toilet and shower room, but the the volunteers are going to share with each other. The food is going to be prepared by the hosting family, but we are asked to wash the dishes by ourselves.

 

Aims of the workcamp

-To engage with the local children and teenagers in daily work using English language and interaction with international and national volunteers

- To promote global education through participating in daily teaching and learning

with the students of CYA Learning Center.

- To contribute in physical development/construction for the needed tasks at CYA

Learning Center

- To exchange and learn about Cambodian culture between international, national

volunteers and local people.

- To explore unique experience of being able to explore the life feature that has not

commonly seen by all.

 

Workcamp Activities

- Meeting people and children for socializing with the local residence on purpose

multi-cultural learning and sharing.

- Visiting local village in purpose of seeing the real situation of living standard of the

family in the village.

- To assist in construction work which is needed for the center

- To provide English teaching for the children at CYA Learning Center in cooperation with the center manager for the teaching manual.

- To organize inter-cultural sharing with the children in the community of Russeydom Village

- Supporting the community project instructed by the center manager and staff

Extra fee: USD 220.00

Inclusion:

• Food for 3 meals a day @ the campsite provided by the hosting family, but you are going to help for the cleaning and washing
• Accommodation @ the campsite in the volunteer house
• Camp’s materials
• Local transportation within the project period
• CYA administration charge
• Construction Cost (if any)

Exclusion:
• Volunteers are requested to bear their own health and travel insurance.
• Please be aware that all personal expenses on free-day expenses are excluded.
• Public transportation on the arrival day, transportation to the project site.
• Ingredients for the international dinner

Extra fee: USD 220.00

Inclusion:

• Food for 3 meals a day @ the campsite provided by the hosting family, but you are going to help for the cleaning and washing
• Accommodation @ the campsite in the volunteer house
• Camp’s materials
• Local transportation within the project period
• CYA administration charge
• Construction Cost (if any)

Exclusion:
• Volunteers are requested to bear their own health and travel insurance.
• Please be aware that all personal expenses on free-day expenses are excluded.
• Public transportation on the arrival day, transportation to the project site.
• Ingredients for the international dinner