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From 2 to 12 weeks
Minimum age: 16 YO
NGO project: construction in Cambodia

NGO project: construction in Cambodia

Program description

Volunteers will participate in the renovation of one of the projects launched by the association. You don't need to have any experience in construction, just the desire to help and not be afraid to get your hands dirty. Please note that the projects change according to the season. Here are a few projects that have been done by groups of volunteers in recent years, as a guide:

1. Renovation of an educational center for children. The small local schools need a good makeover to make them welcoming and warm to the children. Previous volunteers have renovated the sanitary facilities, kitchens and a common room for meals.

2. Creating gardens and green spaces. In addition to the renovation work, volunteers are used to beautify the area and educate the local people/children about the importance of and respect for the environment.

A typical day on a construction mission in Cambodia

8:00 am : departure time to reach the project site.

9:00 am: meeting, explanation of the objectives of the day and beginning of the work.

12:00 noon: lunch break.

1:00 pm: back to work on the project.

3:30 pm: clean up and return to the accommodation.

Evening: discussion and preparation of work for the next day.

Construction internships for engineering students

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NGO Construction Project in Cambodia
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Welcoming and orientation
Visit of the mission and the surroundings
Local Transport
24-hour support and supervision
Donation to the project

not included


Dates and prices

Every Saturdays
2 Weeks
1390 €
4 Weeks
1775 €
8 Weeks
2450 €
10 Weeks
3035 €
12 Weeks
3550 €

A supplementary fee of €200 applies to participants under 18 years old. For more information, go to the youth section.


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Life on the project


The volunteer house has just been renovated to make volunteers and interns feel at home. Located in a good location, near a local market, restaurants, and convenience stores, the house is only a 7 minute tuk tuk ride or 17 minute walk from the Russian Market.

The volunteer house has electricity, hot and cold water, and a place to store food. It also has internet access. The rooms have single and double beds with bedding and fans provided. Volunteers can expect to share a room with one or two other volunteers. The house also has a dining room on the first floor, a living room with TV and books.

Single rooms are available for an additional $25 per day.

Additional information


Typical Cambodian meals. Breakfasts are generally composed of bread, omelette and coffee. Dinner consists of a series of dishes cooked by the staff on site such as rice, noodles with vegetables or meat for example. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are available upon request.

Local Transportation

Volunteers can share a tuktuk. Allow 2-3$ per day for local transportation.


Donations are not required as a donation to support local communities is included in the registration fee. If volunteers wish, they can bring additional donations. The NGOs are particularly in need of toys, children’s books, school supplies, hygiene products (e.g. toothbrushes). Visits to local schools can be organized by the NGO to distribute the donations.


– 18 years

– English fluent

– Passport copy

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