Volunteer with organic farmers in the Mondulkiri province, Cambodia



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    Hi friends,
    Our names are Takihiro Sophea and Raksa. We are farmer that created organic farm in Mondulkiri province, Cambodia. Our farm was support by CEDAC organization and cooperate with land owner for rent the land and do organic together.
    There are two project in our farm: 1, produce organic product. 2, cooperate with other organic farmer for organic technical consultant and open idea for develop organic agriculture in Cambodia.
    We need many volunteer from abroad and around the world for sit-down and listening to our heart for what, we want to tell, what we want to share, what want to change and what we plant do together.
    In our farm already have office, banana, and passion fruit. We are designing vegetables garden. We live on the mountain house and we have other house front of the forest and near the small water fall but it is empty. We think, what we have we can share. YOUR HOUSE YOUR HAPPY FARM.

    Way for coming
    Our Farm in Mondulkiri province (Mondulkiri mean that the center of mountain) at the north-east of Cambodia. Our farm is in Saen Monorom city (Saen Monourom mean that really very beautiful), Sangkat Sokadom ( Sokadom commune) We are sorry, because of our farm stay in countryside of the city so it is no street number. For the way travel from the town to our farm a little problem (only raining time the road are a little difficult but still can going. We call it the adventure way). We spend around 15 minute from the town to our farm.

    Our Situation
    We are separate two department is fruit garden and vegetable garden. Our farm land is 15 hectare include the natural forest. We keep natural forest for balance between our agricultural actions and the natural. So, it still some have animal wild, is on the mountain and it maybe colder than other province of Cambodia (around 17 C – 25 C).
    We dream, one day our farm will become Agroecology school for local communities and general people around. However, we still small but step by step.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Weekend adventure: We always go out to meeting local farmer in our member farm communties include Indigenous families. So we hope you can enjoy and travel with us. During traveling you can learn how the local peoples and indigenous living. At night is time for free talking and show the new idea for discussion and sharing (include singing and play music, if you can. And we can ex-change telling the history of your countries. Oh we teach you Khmer culture (include traditional song, food and Language speaking.

  • Help


    Growing, Take care garden, Harvesting, Take compost, Building, Go to meeting other community, Go to market for selling our product and other. But we do it together and flexible to monthly plan.
    But we do it together and flexible to monthly plan. Prepare the soil before growing. Make compost (collect grass, animal manure and top soil from the forest). Harvesting and site-down discus about the challenge, meet and great new idea… We are really welcome to new idea.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Khmer and English.

  • Accommodation


    There are three room in our house. We would you to sleep in sharing bad (female with female and man with man) and common toilet. We have two dog. For internet using we can use by mobile card internet ( Cellcard company) .
    If you are mind, we want you to exchange culture, knowledge and habit to each other for understanding to each other. It should be do it during cooking we will ask you help to cook Khmer food and you can teach use about your food too. We will write it to our document. We can do house work together. Our farm are not allow to workawayers smoke during work with us. About food is local food. If workawayers world to apply work with us, please tell us about your that situation make sure we know information to each other.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    When you arrive in Cambodia, Phnom Penh or Siem Reap you should stay in here one night. Because you need to spend 6 hours from Phnom Penh or 8 hours from Siem Reap to Mondulkiri. If you arrive in Mondulkiri, Saen Monorom City please call us we will come to take you.We would like to inform about our farm you need to arrived to Saenmonorom city befor 6: 00pm. Beacuse our farm stay far from city and difficult travel at night. If u arrive at night need to stay city one night. Thank you have nice day with ur trip

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    25 hours maximum per week, 5 days a week

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    US$ 13 per week
Our dog her name is Ting Ting
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