VBC staff retreat

VBC staff retreat

Sandwiched between the week building house #200 and a week where we had nearly 100 volunteers building five houses, we went on a staff retreat – to the beach! This might not sound like a big deal to many, but most of our team had never been to the beach. In fact, some...
VBC celebrates P’chum Ben

VBC celebrates P’chum Ben

The streets of Siem Reap are quieter this week. It’s P’chum Ben, the biggest holiday in Cambodia and a time when families get together, people return to their hometown and visit pagodas to offer thanks and most importantly, to feed the hungry ghosts. This Buddhist...
VBC builds Virginia’s Village

VBC builds Virginia’s Village

As so often happens with Cambodia, this story started with a holiday and turned into a long love affair. The Lazzeri family – like many before them – came to Cambodia on vacation and fell in love with the country and it’s beautiful people. That one trip inspired them...