Congratulations to 15 Years of Youth Star Cambodia!

September 2020 marks 15 years since the beginning of Youth Star Cambodia. It was initiated by Ms. Eva Mysliwiec in 2005, who aimed to empower Cambodian youth as volunteers to improve the quality of life in vulnerable communities through education and civic participation.


The Change of Makara!

11-year-old Makara lives with his grandmother in Trapeang Russey village, Por Pork commune, Stoung district, Kampong Thom province. His parents had to move to Thailand for work following poverty and difficult circumstances.



Pre-departure Training Cohort 31

Youth Star Cambodia would like to announce the successful recruitment and placement of 5 new volunteers to serve their one-year service in the community.


Partnership with Kampong Cham National Institute of Agriculture (KNIA)

On March 3rd, 2020, Youth Star Cambodia Executive Director Mr. Luy Tech Chheng had the pleasure of meeting with H.E Suon Serey, Director of the Kampong Cham National Institute of Agriculture (KNIA).



Memorandum of Understanding between Youth Star Cambodia and Build Bright University

On March 17th, 2020, Youth Star Cambodia and Build Bright University Takeo officially signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This partnership will strengthen links between Youth Star and the university, improving recruitment of students to become Youth Star volunteers as well as promoting volunteerism and youth employability.


“One Tree One Love” – Youth Star’s Planting Event

On October, 26th 2019, Youth Star Cambodia organized a planting tree event under the topic “One Tree One Love” in Kampong Prasat commune, Peam Chor district, Prey Veng, where we planted 130 luxurious trees with help from more than 100 students and residents.



Youth Star Board Field Trip to Kratie

On June 10th, 2019, Youth Star Cambodia supporter and former board member Greg Polk joined Program Officer Makara, Communications Officer Saroeut, and Board Chairperson Michael Renfrew on a field visit to Kratie province.



International Volunteer Day 2018

Youth Star Cambodia joined the the 8th National Forum on Volunteerism and the International Volunteer Day 2018 organized by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) and United Nations Volunteers (UNV) in close partnership with civil society (represented by VolCam) and the private sector. The events took place on December 5th, 2018, at Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) in Phnom Penh.


International Youth Day 2018

Youth Star Cambodia joined International Youth Day 2018, which was held on Saturday August 11, 2018 at the Institute of Technology. It was declared as such to create awareness about cultural and legal issues surrounding today’s youth. This year the theme is “Safe Spaces for Youth”.


Se Savin, Featured in “Dream Magazine”

In August, Ms. Se Savin, a 16-year-old youth club leader in Prey Veng Province, has been featured in the United Nations Volunteer in Cambodia (UNV)’s “Dream Magazine” on youth employability.




Pre-Departure Training for Cohort 26A

March 2018 saw another great achievement for Youth Star Cambodia, with six volunteers successfully recruited for Pre-Departure Training (PDT) from the 5th to 16th at the Youth Star office. Our new cohort comprises of five females and one male.





This May, two Youth Star Team members, Ms. Kao Sokunpharady and Ms. Heng Yen, travelled to Saudi Arabia to represent Cambodia at the UNESCO NGO Forum 2017.


Youth Star’s Newest Volunteers, Cohort 24

Youth Star Cambodia are proud to announce the successful recruitment, training and placement of eight new volunteers.