The centre also has a clinic with a nurse and a doctor that visits twice a month. This is a free clinic open to the surrounding village - the only health care available to some people. During our last day children and adults came to see the doctor, some of the children joined in with the games in the classroom.
Savong Orphan Centre October 16th 2010 The plan was to teach English for a few days in a school providing free education to underprivaledged children in Thnol Trong Village, near Siem Reap. Unfortunately, the night before we were due to start the heavens opened and flooded half of Cambodia, including the school. Savong, the owner, asked us if we'd like to go to the orphanage that he also set up instead to play with the kids. We jump ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » North » Siem Reap Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more