Category: Modern Slavery

Cambodia Cycle Challenge Days 6 & 7 – why we came to Cambodia

Days 6 and 7 of our Cambodia Cycle Challenge were different to the rest of our time here.  For one, we didn’t do any cycling!  We did, however, connect with our purpose – the reason we all embarked on this fundraising adventure, which was to support the work of IJM and learn more about the…

Cambodia Cycle Challenge Day 5: 620 steps and the final 50kms!

We started the 5th day of our Cycle Challenge with mixed feelings – excited to complete the last leg of our ride, but also a bit sad that this part of our trip would be coming to an end. Because although it has been hard work (this final day was particularly challenging!), it has also…

WK Cambodia Cycle Challenge: rice wine, bamboo sticky rice and floating villages

Day 4 of our Cambodia Cycle Challenge provided the opportunity to spend time in Cambodian homes and local businesses in the Battambang area and gain insight into the daily life of Cambodians in the countryside.  For today’s 50km ride we partnered with a local social enterprise, Soksabike, which provides vocational training and job opportunities to…

WK Cambodia Cycle Challenge: An epic 80kms!

Our second day of cycling in Cambodia was the one that worried us the most in the lead up to our adventure.  It’s our longest day – 80kms, and for novice cyclists, which we all are, we knew it was going to be a long, hard day.  What we didn’t know, was that it was…

W+K Cambodia Cycle Challenge – Temples, Dirt Tracks & a Stunning Sunrise

After months of training and fundraising, today Team W+K started our 5-day Cycle Challenge across Cambodia.  We started early (4.45am!) so we could make our way to Angkor Wat to watch the sunrise.  It was incredible.  An inspiring start to the day! As the crowds of tourists returned to their hotels for breakfast, we took…