In 2013, our co-founder Weh Yeoh started OIC Cambodia — an initiative to build speech therapy as a profession in Cambodia. Back then, the scope of the problem was so large that he couldn’t walk away from it. Now, Weh is months away from handing over leadership.
We're recruiting for the next round of our Fellowship program! If you're a student or recent graduate, you could be using your skills working with women entrepreneurs at SHE Investments in Cambodia. Hear from one of our 2016 Fellows, Tanya Fenwick, about what she gained from the experience and why she recommends it.
Applications are now open for the next round of WhyDev and SHE Investment's Fellowship program, based in Cambodia. We are recruiting for two roles: Monitoring & Evaluation Support Officer and Communications & Grants Support Officer. Apply within!
Research conducted by Flinders University and Scope Global takes a look at the impact of Australian international volunteerism. WhyDev's Project Manager, Zoe Enticott, calls the research "refreshingly human-centred" and a chance for host organisations to be given more control, although she's not convinced this will translate into real action...
Many of the world's poor are forced to weigh up the pros and cons of living in precarious geographies: Risk versus livelihood leaves many with little choice. As food and water security is increasingly endangered by climate change, Dr Abdur Rehman Cheema warns that both the rural and urban poor are sitting in harm's way.