Over the years MAD Volunteers have been raising money and volunteering their time to build life saving water filters in rural Cambodia. To date over 80 volunteers have impacted the lives of more than 4,000 people in Cambodia. They raised money and travelled deep into rural villages to make a difference.
MAD Volunteers look at the world and see what could be, not what is. They have the audacity to imagine a better world and the courage to challenge the status quo. While most people talk about making a difference, they commit to action. They know change isn’t easy, isn’t immediate and isn’t always guaranteed yet they’re willing to show up to create change anyways. They come from various backgrounds, differing across age, race, religion and every other demographic factor. Yet, they unite in their desire to make a difference.
The trip to Siem Reap is a two part experience of fundraising and participating in the field trip. You’ll launch an online fundraising campaign to fund water filters and travel to rural villages in Cambodia to install the filters you fundraised for. Alternatively, you can just donate towards one biosand filter and still qualify for the volunteer trip. As long as your presence is positively contributing to the community, we’re happy to take you with us!
Once you’ve fundraised for at least one filter, you’ll be invited to join us on our field trip to Siem Reap. This is a life changing 3 day adventure into rural Cambodia. You’ll get your hands dirty building water filters with concrete and stone. Then you’ll visit rural villagers where you’ll install water filters with the guidance of local experts. During this trip, you’ll get to meet the families you’re helping, learn about their way of life and see for yourself what a bit of courage and hard work can do to make a difference. Each volunteer trip is limited to 20 people to ensure an immersive experience.