Teaching English in a Cambodian Orphanage

DONE BY: Katie Knox | Geneva High School '16 | Saint Louis University '21

HOW OPPORTUNITY WAS FOUND: Adventures.org

LENGTH: 1 month

LOCATION: Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia

FUN: ★★★★★

PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★★★

KIND OF PERSONAL GROWTH MOST EXPERIENCED: Finding confidence in my voice

DAY-TO-DAY LIFE: 

  • 7:00am wake up/eat breakfast
  • 8:00am-11:00am teach English
  • 11:30am lunch
  • 1:00-5:00pm work/free time/spend time with kids
  • 5:30pm dinner

DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE: 

  • Teaching English
  • Building relationships with orphans and ministry hosts
  • Built a playground

HOW MANY HOURS OF WORK DID YOU DO PER WEEK? 30

TOP TIPS: Be open minded and down to rough it!

 

Jiyoung Jeong