While the Christian church has experienced tremendous growth in Cambodia in recent years, the country remains deeply mired in a spiritual darkness that breeds moral collapse. Cambodia has a long history of selling humans into the sex trade industry. Because of the vast poverty in this country, many families feel forced to sell their own children for survival. Today, the sex trade industry is flourishing, putting children and teenage girls especially at risk. It’s estimated that up to 20% of all tourists who visit Cambodia make use of the sex trade. Rescuing victims from the industry is no small feat, and for those who are rescued, the road to recovery and healing is long. Our focus on this mission trip is to work in a preventative nature with at-risk children and young people.
This global experience will grow your faith and expand your understanding of the complexity of the global problem that is the human trafficking of children and adults into the sex trade industry.
Your volunteer work will be coordinated through three different community centers. Here are examples of some things you might do:
Our missionary partners have lived in Cambodia for more than 20 years. They are fluent in the Khmer language and have helped the local people start several community centers that focus on at-risk children. They are originally from Canada and have hosted teams from North America for over 15 years. This trip will be an eye-opening awareness tour, where your heart and your support of local ministry are welcomed. You will not only have the opportunity to see the brokenness that trafficking brings but with guided direction from our local partners, your group can make a difference and support their work.
Day 1 – Arrive at Siem Reap Airport (REP); transport to lodging facility
Day 2 – Orientation and introduction of our ministry partners and the preventive work they are doing with at-risk young people
Days 3-9 – English camp volunteer work for vulnerable peoples, skills training with at-risk youth, fun outing day with youth; evening devotions and God Sightings
Day 10 – Market day and departure for REP airport; fly home
|Price:||$1399 per person|
|Deposit:||$100 per person|
Yes! Lifetree Adventures! We have created faith-based trips to many destinations where you stay in a comfortable hotel, serve those in need, and see the local sights and culture. They’re designed for the individual, family, or group that wants to make an impact with their vacation.
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Call our expert International Mission Trip advisors at 800-747-2157.
Prices do not include airfare from North America. However, in Peru, our price includes the airfare from Lima to Pucallpa.
To reserve space on a trip, a nonrefundable $100 deposit is due when you register. Final payment is due 60 days before departure. Please visit our website for complete details of our cancellation policy.
All U.S. citizens need a valid passport to enter a foreign country and return to the United States. It must be valid six months beyond your intended stay and have 1-2 blank pages remaining. A passport is not required for trips to Puerto Rico and Alaska. Visas are not required for most trips. For full information, please ask your mission trip planner at time of booking.
Our international trips are family-friendly, so, in most cases, kids can serve along with adults. Contact Robin at 866-595-4906 for more location-specific age requirements. You must have one adult (21 or older) for every five students. If you have both males and females in your group, you must have at least one adult volunteer of each gender.
Most meals are covered as part of your registration, except for free days if you're serving in Alaska or Puerto Rico. Please see the detailed itinerary of your international trip for any exceptions.
Most meals will be provided by our ministry partners, who have been carefully trained to prepare safe and nutritious meals for our teams. You will get a taste of local food on all of our trips, and some locations will include American food as well.
Your international mission trip covers gratuities for meals in restaurants that are included for the week. Gratuities for porters or housekeeping staff if you stay in a hotel during your trip are at your discretion. Airport porters who help with your bags will expect to be tipped $1-$2, and if you participate in a guided tour or fun activity on your free day, you may want to consider tipping your hired guide.
While some adventures are more physically strenuous than others, most international trips will include at least four 8-hour service days in hot and humid environments. Your group can work at the level of physical exertion with which they’re comfortable.
The safety of your group is a top priority for us, as we’re sure it is for you. In all the areas we serve, we take extra precautions to make sure you or your group is as safe as possible. Guided by our local, experienced ministry staff partners, we avoid situations that are inherently dangerous. We’re also proactive by choosing lodging facilities and transportation that are safe and reliable. Your mission trip advisor is glad to answer further safety questions.
Probably. If you’re looking for a trip specially designed for your group, we may be able to accommodate that for you. We have several trips a year that we custom design for groups, at a date and location that fits their needs. Pricing and availability vary, but if you’re interested in a custom week, contact Robin at email@example.com, or call 1-800-747-2157 for more information.