Uplift. Uphold. Upskill.

Women’s Economic Empowerment in Cambodia

Work with women entrepreneurs, students and small business owners from the local community in business planning and development initiatives.

Durations:  2 - 12 weeks

Program information

Our program focuses on promoting women’s empowerment through education, autonomy, independence, and leadership of women across Siem Reap. You will be involved in providing English lessons to students, thereby enabling them to reach higher education or more skilled employment in the future. Increase the opportunities of women across Siem Reap to economically empower themselves by improving their vocational skills, through conducting life skills workshops which increase personal and professional development.

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Program overview

Travel to the city of Siem Reap, where you will have the opportunity to conduct classes in English, preventative healthcare and life skills. See first hand an authentic Cambodian community while working towards contributing to social development through initiatives to empower and educate women, and young people.

By working closely with the community and with our local partners you will contribute in a significant way to increase access to education for local women while improving employment opportunities and future prospects.

Our program aims to sustainably equip these women with the necessary skills and tools to help improve their circumstances and increase the level of education throughout the country. This program is also aligned with a number of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, with Goal #5 – Gender Equality being the main objective.

Highlights

  • Develop the skills and English language of women across the community.
  • Work with local women to enhance their economic and educational opportunities and meet their personal and professional goals
  • Become experienced in teaching and gain skills in teamwork and leadership, and better understand the complexity of gender issues in Cambodia.
  • Visit the wealth of sites Cambodia has to offer from Siem Reap’s Angkor Wat to the many islands in the south of Cambodia.

Program details

Program type
Volunteering
Location
GVI Asia, Cambodia, Siem Reap
Focus
Women’s Empowerment
Teaching

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Exclusive offer. Book before the end of the month and receive up to 0 off this program.

COVID-19 flexibility. If COVID-19 prevents you from travelling, change your location and dates free of charge.

Payment plans. Flexible payment plans allow you to pay in instalments.

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