Are you a charity worker who needs extra money?

Having moved back from Cambodia in January after earning between zero and $200 a month for the past five years, my financial situation wasn’t the greatest. Thankfully, I utilised the online world to earn some extra cash to keep me afloat. Though these sources of income probably won’t generate enoughRead more >

Why you shouldn’t volunteer or visit orphanages in Cambodia

Although you may think you are ‘giving back’ by volunteering or visiting an orphanage, you are actually contributing to the rise in Cambodia’s fake orphanages. During my five years living in Siem Reap, I witnessed an alarming increase in the rise of Cambodia’s fake orphanages. Many orphanages are set up asRead more >

How to help in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Are you heading to Cambodia and looking for ways you can help in Siem Reap? Instead of jumping on the ‘voluntourism’ wagon, which has many negative consequences, you can effectively help in other ways! The best way you can help Cambodians is to be a responsible traveller. Do your research aboutRead more >

Websites for volunteering opportunities in Australia

There are thousands of causes you can support with your volunteer hours in Australia. The problem is, where do you start? This guide will give you the best websites to find volunteer opportunities in Australia. Volunteering locally is a fantastic way to help your community. Whether you decide to joinRead more >

Four social enterprises to support in Cambodia

When you visit Cambodia you are bound to come across many Cambodian social enterprises. These social enterprises usually support the work of an NGO (non-government organisation), or simply just care about fair wages and conditions for their workers. Unless you are staying for an extended period of time, I doubtRead more >