Help Age Cambodia (HAC)

Help Age Cambodia (HAC)

Help Age Cambodia (HAC) are a NGO organisation located in Battambang city, Cambodia. HAC works to support the lives of older Cambodians, so they may fulfil their potential to lead dignified, active, healthy and secure lives. HAC are the only NGO in Cambodia that work to support older people.

HelpAge Cambodia is Cambodia’s leading agency on ageing and has worked with older people in Cambodia for over 20 years through Older People’s Associations (OPAs), which are a proven, older people-led, safety net mechanism endorsed by the Royal Government of Cambodia to address social and welfare protection needs of older people. HelpAge works with older people across Battambang, Banteay Meanchey and Siem Reap provinces of Cambodia.

Find more information on the HAC website.

Winter Vacation 2019

Location: Battambang, Cambodia

Dates: 29 June- 27 July 2019

Activity cost: Approx $3000* TBC

*Prices are subject to change

Cost includes: Airport transfers, transfers between Phnom Penh & Battambang, accommodation, in country orientation

Cost excludes: Flights, meals, commute costs, visa, unit tuition, personal expenses

PACE Travel Grants available (subject to availability): $1100-$3000

Current opportunities

*Please note that the unit availability, timing and activities are always subject to change

UnitUnit timingActivity examples
PACE360Winter Vacation (same time as activity)Student's will support the transition of HAC's buisness model into a sustainable social enterprise, including supporting local businesses with business plan development, focusing on income generation activities for the elderly.
INTS305Session 2 (after activity)Student's will support the transition of HAC's buisness model into a sustainable social enterprise, including supporting local businesses with business plan development, focusing on income generation activities for the elderly.
PSY399Session 2 (after activity)Student's will support the transition of HAC's buisness model into a sustainable social enterprise, including supporting local businesses with business plan development, focusing on income generation activities for the elderly.

Unit information

*Please note that the unit availability, timing and activities are always subject to change

UnitUnit timingOverseas activity timingActivity examples
LAWS452/LAWS899Session 1/
Session 2 (after activity)
Session 3/
Winter Vacation
Complete a report and visit Ministry of Social Affairs about advocating for older persons in Cambodia
PACE360Session 3/
Winter Vacation (same time as activity)
Session 3/
Winter Vacation
Conduct community based tourism project, by piloting social enterprises to support older disadvantaged peoples' incomes
INTS305Session 1/
Session 2 (after activity)
Winter Vacation/
Session 3
Student's will support the transition of HAC's buisness model into a sustainable social enterprise, including supporting local businesses with business plan development, focusing on income generation activities for the elderly.
PSY399Session 1/
Session 2 (after activity)
Winter Vacation/
Session 3
Student's will support the transition of HAC's buisness model into a sustainable social enterprise, including supporting local businesses with business plan development, focusing on income generation activities for the elderly.
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