Learn About Cambodia, Before Travelling to Cambodia

Learn About Cambodia, Before Travelling to Cambodia

  Volunteering or travelling in Cambodia is about seeing wonderful places and getting immersed in a different culture with its own unique history. We recommend all visitors and volunteers to take some time to learn about the country before visiting it. It will...
Public and Religious Holidays of Cambodia

Public and Religious Holidays of Cambodia

Cambodia is a country that enjoys an abundance of public and religious holidays with more than 25 scheduled annually. Any time of the year is the perfect time for you to plan for a professional volunteering experience in Cambodia, where you could do good by sharing...
Adriana Nguyen

Adriana Nguyen

Meet Adriana Nguyen…   Adriana was volunteering for Manava, a startup that works with female artisans from the Kroh Bei Riel village near Siem Reap to create artisanal rattan products. With a background in business development and international procurement...
When the Honeymoon Ends…

When the Honeymoon Ends…

Volunteer placements abroad in countries like Cambodia are life-changing and transformative experiences. However, these experiences are not necessarily positive. While many volunteers do find their volunteer experiences to be enriching and gratifying, others find...
How Volunteering Can Aid the Career of a Professional

How Volunteering Can Aid the Career of a Professional

Can volunteering have a positive effect on career progression and lead to employment? The short answer is, “It depends.” Increasingly, corporate organisations are making note of job candidates’ volunteer efforts, and existing employees who do...
Happy Khmer New Year!

Happy Khmer New Year!

In Cambodia, the new year happens to be celebrated three times a year. The international New Year on January 1st is a public holiday in Cambodia when banks, schools, and offices are closed. The day is celebrated by tourists and locals alike with fireworks and music in...
Being in the Know in Cambodia—Facebook is the answer!

Being in the Know in Cambodia—Facebook is the answer!

Cambodia has been becoming more acquainted with the digital sphere for the past 3 years. In particular, Facebook has been one of the most ubiquitous social media platforms amongst the locals. With a population of over 16 million, over 6.8 million are Facebook users,...
Volunteering from Home—Tips and Suggestions

Volunteering from Home—Tips and Suggestions

Virtual volunteering is a great way for you to make an impact while allowing yourself to stay in the comfort of your own home. Professionals doing good has had the fortune of already having had a few volunteers from various parts of the world who were able to donate...
Yeseul Na

Yeseul Na

Meet Yeseul Na… Yeseul Na was a volunteer at New Hope Cambodia who helped reorganise its school breakfast program for children. Yeseul hails from South Korea and has a master’s degree in nutrition. Here she tells us about her volunteer experience in Siem...
Colin Divola

Colin Divola

Meet Colin Divola… Colin was a volunteer for Water for Cambodia (WFC), an organisation that builds and installs biosand water filters that produce clean drinking water for local households. Colin has a background in quality management and product development in...
Traffic and Safe Commuting in Cambodia

Traffic and Safe Commuting in Cambodia

Due to improved economic opportunities, traffic in the streets of Cambodia has increased as more people are able to purchase cars and motorbikes for personal use. The spike in the number of tourists visiting the country has also increased the number of tour buses in...
Griselda Boquiren

Griselda Boquiren

Meet Griselda Boquiren…   Hailing from Vancouver, Canada, Griselda has a graphic design background and has spent three months volunteering as a graphic designer at New Hope Cambodia, an NGO that provides free education, health care, and community...
What is the Cost of Living in Siem Reap?

What is the Cost of Living in Siem Reap?

Planning the budget for your volunteering trip to Cambodia is an essential exercise that you should do before you accept a project. While it’s pretty easy to calculate fixed costs (such as flight ticket, visa, travel health insurance and required vaccinations),...
Benjamin Itzinger

Benjamin Itzinger

Meet Benjamin Itzinger…  Benjamin is a master’s student from Paris who is pursuing a degree in Visual Communication Strategy. He has recently completed his three months volunteer term as a graphic designer at Fauna in Focus, an environmental education and...
Eva Yulzari

Eva Yulzari

Eva is back to Cambodia for a second volunteer experience ! You may remember Eva Yulzari from one of our previous Success Stories. Eva, after finishing her Masters degree in France, has come back to Cambodia for a second volunteer experience at the organisation she...
Mickey Diener

Mickey Diener

Meet Mickey Diener… At Professionals doing good, we’ve been promoting virtual volunteering as a way to do good while staying at home. We’re also encouraging retirees to take up volunteering as a way to stay connected. Mickey Diener, one of our recent...