2014 Cambodia Live Build Workshop.

We have a number of sustainable design and build projects in Cambodia in 2014. Health centre, School, Wildlife Conservation project and Housing. We are offering hands on participatory workshops where you will gain experience in sustainable building techniques and understand more about humanitarian design while building worthwhile projects that will have a huge benefit to the local community and local wildlife. Due to the fact we will have a number of projects on the ground you will gain an insight into a number of building techniques and architectural styles.

What will we learn?

This is a hands on course working with others you will learn on-site skills like site management and material procurement. You will also see first-hand how we promote and work with local communities taking on traditional skills and a host of other sustainable build techniques.

Workshop 1: February Sat 8th - Sat 22nd
Workshop 2: March Sat 8th -Sat 22nd


We will be organising accommodation in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. For the break in the middle of the fortnight long workshop we will arrange accommodation in Sihanoukville or Kep.

How to get here/there:

Flights to Phnom Penh can be found from most cities worldwide. Check prices on skyscanner for best deals. You may also find it cheaper to get a flight to Bangkok and make a land crossing into Cambodia (although this will take significantly longer it may be more fun!)

Cost:The required donation for the workshop is $1500 ($500 deposit to be paid immediately after you have been accepted to the workshop. The remainder of the donation is to be paid 1 month before the start of your volunteer workshop placement.) 

Please note due to the charitable nature of the work we do encourage people to fundraise the costs. Check here for fun fundraising ideas!

The donation includes:

Please note the donation does not include the cost of flights, insurance or visas although we are happy to supply information on request. 

Number of places: There are a limited number of places on this course so please do act fast to avoid disappointment.

How to apply: Contact us and let us know which dates you would like to enrol for we will send you an info pack and payment details for the $500 holding deposit. (Please note if paying via mydonate in Sterling the deposit will be £320 taking current conversion rates.)

This is your chance to learn new skills, meet fantastic people doing something truly worthwhile whilst creating some wonderful buildings in an amazing location. We cant wait to welcome you on board!









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