Cambodia - Kampong Khleang

Cambodia’s Siyin talks about Kampong Khleang

Located about 40 minutes drive from Siem Reap the unique community stands on stilted houses 10 meteres from the water in dry season and about 2 meters in green season. The community are amazing and the local food and homestays are lovely. Read more

Indonesia Yogyakarta Province

Youth activism in Kulon Progo Regency Indonesia

Kulon Progo Regency is located on the west part of Yogyakarta, Java Island, Indonesia. Event hough this area has the lowest living standard compared to the other regions in Yogyakarta Province, Kulon Progo has the most valuable treasure to help its development: their youth activism. Read more

bamboo weaving in thailand

Thailand’s Wan talks bamboo weaving at Baan Ja Bo community

In Mae Hong Sorn, Baan Ja Bo village is a Black Lahu Tribe village located in the mountains.

Here the villagers still keep their traditional dress and way of life, farming and agriculture being the main livelihoods and now there is the start of some community-based tourism activities in Mae Hong Son. Read more

CASE STUDY: ISANBOREI COMMUNITY Cambodia

Case Study – Isanborei Community

Back in 2009, GROUND and our partner, Khiri Reach learned about Isanborei, a remote community in Kampong Thom Province, on the main road between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. Frustrated by poverty and far from the big cities, this community had been hiding archeological treasures from the outside world. Read more

Engaging for sustainability

Engaging for sustainability

In recent years ‘Voluntourism’ has become extremely popular among those wishing to spend time in a different country and give something back at the same time. However, in some cases, despite the good intentions of those wishing to donate their time and skills, the intentions do not always match the outcomes. Read more