Demini Cambodia - APOPO center

Demining Cambodia – APOPO center

If you’re on your way between Siem Reap and the Angkor temples, you should have a quick halfway stop to visit APOPO – Humanitarian Demining Center.

Window shopping Phnom Penh night market

If you are looking to go shopping in the evening in Phnom Penh, the night market is a great place to go and see. It’s located along the riverside, close to Phnom Penh port. It’s open daily from 5.30pm till 11pm. During the weekday there are not so many people, but you will find that it is very crowded at weekends.  Read more

Service learning project at Kampong Kleang

Our service learning projects last between 4 to 6 days, depending on the size and the budget of the group. During those days, the group is not just involved in the physical
work, but also students will experience and learn about local Khmer lives on river – by living and sharing accommodation and food with local family and local hosts.
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Cycling on Silk Island

When visitors think about the key sites in Phnom Penh, most people have heard that there are only few places to see, like Genocide museum or the Royal Palace. Therefore
most tourists do not plan to stay very long. But those people have missed out on the activities on the other side of Phnom Penh…
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Khmer New Year – Chol Chhnam Thmey

Chol Chhnam Thmey or Khmer New Year is the biggest traditional celebration for Khmer people which has celebrated since ancient period. This celebration is celebrated for 3 days over the country during the middle of April every year in solar calendar.
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The secrets of Cambodian Cuisine

Cambodian cuisine shares several similarities with other cuisines in the region like Thai, Vietnamese and also Chinese. The recipes are often handed down from mother to daughter and usually blend flavors and colors that enhance the natural ingredients used. The secret ingredient is Prahok – a salty, pungent paste made from fermented fish. Read more

Oral Health Placement in Cambodia

The 2 weeks Oral Health placement is one of GROUND Health Care programs. This program enables a group of Oral Health faculty students to work together with local dentists for free teeth check-ups and mouth hygiene checks. The outreach program works with local NGOs in the dump area in Phnom Penh. Read more

House warming Ceremony in Cambodia

A Cambodian tradition is to celebrate a new house with a house warming ceremony. This ceremony is celebrated for the house owner who just built a new house or just bought a new house. People celebrate this because they believe it will bring good luck, happiness and get rid of any bad spirits, and also show to the other villagers that they are the owner of that new house. Read more

Creating a Vegetable Garden at Angkor Krav, Siem Reap

A GROUND group recently worked on a project to create vegetable farms at Angkor Krav School. They worked for a day prepping the soil, first they dug the soil then installed the posts around the site. Then using green netting they created a roof to protect the crops from the intense heat. Read more

Community work in Sambor Prei Kuk, Cambodia

Sambor Prei Kuk or Isanborei Community is in Kampong Thom province, on the main road between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. It used to be a capital city during the 7th century. These ancient temple ruins are now an archaeological site in the central area of Cambodia. Read more