First time in Cambodia

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First time in Cambodia

Postby slipperygypsy » Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:06 pm

Hi all,

Im Michael from the Netherlands arriving in Cambodia next month does anyone know a good place to live? My plan is to volunteer in NGOs and to visit the temples.

-Michael from Holland
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Re: First time in Cambodia

Postby hanno » Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:13 pm

That is a lot of information you are providing here. Which city? What budget? Which NGO? Contrary to what you may think, serious NGO's are not exactly waiting for a clueless foreigner to do jobs a local could do. And many NGO's charge their volunteers.
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Re: First time in Cambodia

Postby Kuroneko » Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:22 pm

hanno wrote:That is a lot of information you are providing here. Which city? What budget? Which NGO? Contrary to what you may think, serious NGO's are not exactly waiting for a clueless foreigner to do jobs a local could do. And many NGO's charge their volunteers.
You beat me to it, anyway here's a good instructional video for aspiring NGO volunteers :D


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNfGyIW7aHM
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Re: First time in Cambodia

Postby slipperygypsy » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:09 pm

hanno wrote:That is a lot of information you are providing here. Which city? What budget? Which NGO? Contrary to what you may think, serious NGO's are not exactly waiting for a clueless foreigner to do jobs a local could do. And many NGO's charge their volunteers.
Hello Hanno and thankyou for your quick reply.
I have a budget of 250 euros per week. I'm sure they need a English/Dutch speaking foreigner to help in the many NGOs.
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Re: First time in Cambodia

Postby kiwiincambodia » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:19 pm

Why would they need someone who speaks Dutch?

Do you have any qualifications or do you think the NGOs want your help just because you're a westerner?
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Re: First time in Cambodia

Postby slipperygypsy » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:24 pm

kiwiincambodia wrote:Why would they need someone who speaks Dutch?

Do you have any qualifications or do you think the NGOs want your help just because you're a westerner?
Well im from the Netherlands one of the richest countrys in the western world sure I will have some skills that are needed in the one of the world's poorest nations.
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Re: First time in Cambodia

Postby kiwiincambodia » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:26 pm

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Re: First time in Cambodia

Postby Jamie_Lambo » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:27 pm

slipperygypsy wrote:
kiwiincambodia wrote:Why would they need someone who speaks Dutch?

Do you have any qualifications or do you think the NGOs want your help just because you're a westerner?
Well im from the Netherlands one of the richest countrys in the western world sure I will have some skills that are needed in the one of the world's poorest nations.
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Re: First time in Cambodia

Postby phuketrichard » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:32 pm

slipperygypsy wrote:
kiwiincambodia wrote:Why would they need someone who speaks Dutch?

Do you have any qualifications or do you think the NGOs want your help just because you're a westerner?
Well im from the Netherlands one of the richest countrys in the western world sure I will have some skills that are needed in the one of the world's poorest nations.
Sorry, who cares......
unless u have some special skills, better stay where you are until u get some, speaking english ( an dutch) is NOT ONE
Getting on with an NGO is not easy and all will require experience or special skills
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
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Re: First time in Cambodia

Postby kiwiincambodia » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:33 pm

But he's from one of the richest counties in the world....
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