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Building a better community: How CAC university volunteers inspired primary school students to safeguard the environment

“At my university, it is hard for students to find opportunities to volunteer,” notes Ms. Socheata Tao, a graduate of the Department of Tourism at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP). “That is why I wanted to create such opportunities that would be available to university students.” According to her, there are limited volunteer … Continue reading Building a better community: How CAC university volunteers inspired primary school students to safeguard the environment

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Breaking gender stereotypes: Why a CAC male volunteer is fighting for women’s rights

“From what I have observed, women do the majority of housework in my community,” notes Mr. Ley Men, a graduate from the Sen Sok Sub Secondary school in Siem Reap. “As a young man, I want to take action to break down the traditional gender stereotypes in rural areas.” According to him, women and girls … Continue reading Breaking gender stereotypes: Why a CAC male volunteer is fighting for women’s rights

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Discovering the future: How CAC volunteers encouraged students to keep following their dreams

“What is your future dream?” volunteers asked high school students. “To be a teacher!” answered one student. “Who else wants to be a teacher?” volunteers asked. Surprisingly, most students in the classroom raised their hands. Only a few students answered with other occupations. “Why do so many of you want to be teachers?” asked a … Continue reading Discovering the future: How CAC volunteers encouraged students to keep following their dreams

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Protecting women’s health: How CAC volunteers equipped 50 female villagers with solutions to gynecological issues

“Many women, especially those in rural areas, experience a gynecological health problem, but they tend to ignore it, considering it a problem that adult women normally face,” notes Ms. Monalisa Khun, one of the CAC volunteers who initiated a project to tackle gynecological health for women in rural areas. “Even though some of them know … Continue reading Protecting women’s health: How CAC volunteers equipped 50 female villagers with solutions to gynecological issues