Our Story

Cambodian Youth Action (CYA) founded in October 10, 2010 as a non – governmental and not for profit organization aims at providing opportunity for youth to explore themselves and the world through Interntional Voluntary Service. CYA legally registered with Ministry of Interior of Royal government of Cambodia on November 11, 2014 and a full member of Network for Voluntary development in Asia (NVDA) since 2012 and Coordinating Committee for Interntional Voluntary Service (CCIVS) since 2014. CYA is also a partner of Service Civil Interntional (SCI) and ALLIANCE of European Voluntary Service.


CYA Vision is to be the trusted and reliable International Voluntary Service organization in Cambodia that inspire, engage, and empower global citizens to take action toward world peace and sustainability.


CYA mission is to provide IVS, International Voluntary Service opportunity for global citizens to explore themselves and the world and become active global citizens.

Our Programs

CYA is a member and a partner of different IVS networks worldwide. CYA program is separated into two: Incoming Program (ICP) & Outgoing Program (OGP) and it is details as follow:

Incoming Program (ICP)

ICP is a hosting part of CYA international voluntary Service program.  CYA host between 300 – 400 national and international volunteers from different part of the world in Cambodia each year both for short-term (1 – 4 weeks) & long-term (1-12months). CYA volunteers, national and international are being hosted in different projects in 3 themes which includes Child Education, Environment, and sustainable Development throughout Cambodia.

Outgoing Program (OGP)

Outgoing Program (OGP) is referring to sending Cambodian volunteers abroad. CYA sends between 50 to 80 Cambodian volunteers about every year to different partner countries/regions such Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, France, Germany, Spain, and more. OGP is also separated into short-term (1 – 4weeks) and long-term (1 – 12months) volunteering program. The project themes are varies from one countries to another therefore volunteers can choose any themes they prefer. 

Our Team

Sorn Sophat


Roun Thangdy


Prasob Rachana

ICP officer

Ung Kimteang

OGP officer

Choeung Soklang

CSD Project Manager

Nam Tola

CAME Project Manager

Chanty Sompon

M&C Officer

Phann Paktra

M&C Officer