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Thailand, Laos + Vietnam

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Population = 16 Million People

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Currency = Cambodian Riel

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Language = Khmer

About Cambodia

The bat caves, Battambang, Cambodia

Discover the Wonders of Cambodia

Welcome to Cambodia, a land of ancient temples, vibrant culture, and stunning natural beauty. Nestled in the heart of Southeast Asia, Cambodia offers travelers warmth and hospitality, delicious cuisine, and colorful festivals that bring the country's rich traditions to life. This is your sign to come and uncover the magic of Cambodia – a destination that captivates the heart and soul!

Whether you're looking for a new and purposeful way to travel or want to gain some unique experience in your field, our programs in Cambodia promise an unforgettable journey, filled with awe-inspiring moments.

Australian university students volunteer abroad in Battambang, Cambodia

Where you'll be based

Enjoy amazing scenery, charming culture and welcoming people when you join one a Challenges Abroad program in Cambodia. Our hub is located in Battambang, a picturesque riverside city that really feels more like a country town. Fill your evenings with local cooking classes, a ride on the bamboo train, and a visit to the bat caves is an absolute must do! Just 3 hours from Siem Reap, you can't forget Angkor Wat... sunrise is the best time to visit and leaves you with plenty of time to visit local markets or spas.

Want to know our top 5 things to do in Cambodia? 

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Australian university students volunteer abroad in Cambodia

Challenges in Cambodia

Cambodia's troubled and violent history during the Khmer Rouge regime has led to numerous social and economic challenges that the country continues to address. Despite recent progress, many marginalized groups still lack the support they need to break the cycle of poverty. In order to help rebuild community capacity, our programs focus on improving education quality, impacting overall community health and raisin environmental awareness. Your skills, knowledge and passions are crucial in making a difference!

Top Tip: Choose a program that aligns best with your passion!


🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Cambodia Community Challenge

❤️‍🩹 Cambodia Health Promotion Challenge

🎓 Cambodia Education Challenge

♻️ Cambodia Sustainability Challenge



Making an Impact

You will be working alongside our charity, the FutureSense Foundation. Our FutureSense Cambodia team are based here all-year-round and work hand-in-hand with the community. This ensures that all of our challenges are meeting current community needs and are part of a long-term plan that aligns with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, which means that you can make a contribution that will have an ongoing, positive impact in the community!


We are committed to ensuring that our programs in Thailand and around the world are sustainable, while safeguarding children that we work with and fostering global citizenship. You can learn more about our sustainable development projects in Thailand by visiting the FutureSense website.

Australian university students travel to Cambodia as part of a volunteer program


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