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Football and mopeds by Z

We caught a tuktuk to the computer-lab. it is time to put the old crappy computers in. When it was time to clean the keyboards my mummy got bitten by a red ant and...

Computer Ants – by Big O

Since we’ve been in Cambodia we’ve been painting a computer lab.On friday we had to polish computers, clean computers, get ants out of key boards. we also checked if they were working properly. The...

A new kids computer lab comes to life

CAD leader Racky had a dream that within his District, CAD should be able to offer computer training to both adults and children. Eight days ago I was dropped off at CAD’s chosen building...

Battambang Bamboo Train

Bamboo Train, Battambang The Bamboo Train is high on the tourist trail for Battambang which runs on a now short single-line track a few kilometres south of Battambang in O’Dambong Village. The track is...

Cambodia culture shock

Battambang Battambang is technically the second-largest city in Cambodia, but it feels more like a small town.  Battambang is  280km by road from Phnom Penh and is the only major town on National Route...

Creating recycled gardens

First week in Cambodia and many projects to get stuck into.  Our primary partner organisation we are assisting here in Battambang is Children’s Action for Development (CAD).    Children’s Action for Development (CAD) is committed to providing...

Hot hot hot, dealing with the heat of Cambodia

I can’t possibly begin to describe this heat. It is at times unbearable.  40 degrees.  Humid.  It is exhausting.  It is debilitating.  It is sticky, sweaty, itchy, wet.  Imagine your body feeling like it...

Day 3 in Cambodia – by Z

First we arrived in Siem Reap it was a 3 hour drive to Battambang in a air con freshened car.  Well it was hot anyway!  It had leather seats.  Then we arrived at the...

Day 3 in Cambodia – by Big O

On Sunday 25th May we arrived in Cambodia.  Then we took a 3 hour drive to Battambang.  In Battambang we work on projects at CAD centres.  We painted tyres and made them into plant...