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KOICA continues to increase Korean volunteers in Cambodia

Phnom Penh: At the night of February 20, 2012, the 34th group of 3 KOVs (Korea Overseas Volunteers), 2 females and 1 male has successfully arrived at Phnom Penh International Airport.

KOICA (Korea International Cooperation Agency) Cambodia Office said that this group consists of 1 art education teacher, 1 pre-school, and 1 Korean language education teacher. Two of them are going work in Kratie and other one in Siem Reap province.

From February 20, 2012, this new KOV group gets an in-country training which focuses on Khmer language, Cambodia’s way of life and culture so that they are going to be able to adopt their working environment in the localities easily. And then they are going to work for 2 years for certain public institutions, which is the part of human resource development cooperation effort between the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Republic of Korea.

Be noted that, Korean Overseas Volunteers (KOVs) is a program of the government of the Republic of Korea, through which Korean nationals have been sending to partner countries to share expertise, knowledge, and experience in various sectors to make practical contributions to their socio-economic development.

Since 2003, KOICA has been sending around 299 volunteers to Cambodia which 73 of them are working for certain public institutions in provinces and municipality of Cambodia.

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