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Barangs Without Borders

October 2, 2010

Crossing the rice fields on our way to our destination. Photo by Joellen.

On the last Sunday of the month, a group of barangs get together and do community service in one of the poorer villages outside of Siem Reap. The participants fondly call this group and day of service Barangs Without Borders.

The first garden we tilled and planted. Photo by Joellen.

The outing is hosted by Husk, a local NGO, focused on the basics of providing access to safe water, livelihood opportunities, health, and education to Cambodian families.

Standing by the first tree I planted and fence I built. Photo by Joellen.

Last Sunday I joined for the first time when I helped create a vegetable garden, planted fruit trees, built fences around the new trees and installed water filters.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Conor permalink
    October 4, 2010 11:09 am

    Cool! If only CFI could do something like this hahahhahahaha

    • October 4, 2010 11:33 am

      agreed!!! maybe potential donors should be required to lift a shovel?

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