First Few Days in Phnom Penh

This is a blog about my experience in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Richmond, Virginia. I am volunteering for non-governmental organizations in these two cities to better understand the NGO-state relationship in different regions of the world. My research will be mostly about how NGOs perceive their relationship with government, because without hearing from government entities I cannot assume fact or fiction. In reality, however, perception is all that matters, as individual perception –while dynamic, is fact to the one who perceives. This blog is about how I perceive the events of my travels and research, and would be unrecognizable if told by an objective narrator.

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