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Many impoverished children in rural Cambodia don’t have access to crucial items needed to attend primary school–uniforms and school supplies. The Ponheary Ly Foundation provides these “school bundles” to children who would otherwise not be going to school.

Once all the children from a village are present at their public school and properly equipped, the PLF supports the school to provide a quality of education that is equal to that which is accessible in the urban communities.

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Volunteering With PLF

By Jacqui Rawson

Volunteering with PLF takes on many different forms.  You could come for 10 weeks or two weeks, you could come as a group of 5, alone or with a friend, or you can come and volunteer with your whole family.

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Volunteer Post: “Lessons Learned While Abroad”

By Volunteer Brianna Caruccio

Have a read through what Bri felt, thought and experienced during her time as a volunteer with the PLF . . .

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PLF Girls Rise to Share Their Stories Through Film

By Brooke Loving-Bagwell, PLF Intern

Every Sunday, eight teenage girls cycle from their urban dormitory to the PLF office to participate in PLF’s three-part media program that incorporates blogging, photography, and videography to help them learn to tell their stories and give them the tools with which to share them.  Catered specifically upper high school girls, this unique program intends to shed light on the universal challenges that young women face as well as capture the individual narratives of its participants. (more…)

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Welcome to Sothea!

By Jacqui Rawson

Sothea started with us only two months ago but already the positive changes he has instigated at Koh Ker School are impressive!

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Knar Science Club Wraps up Study of Biomes

By Brooke Loving-Bagwell, PLF Intern

Can you name all of the continents that have a tundra biome? Ask a student in the sixth grade Science Club at Knar school and they will readily tell you the answer, especially if there is a prize at stake. On Friday the PLF crew visited Knar Primary School to put on a special scavenger hunt, to celebrate the conclusion of their three month long investigation into the world’s habitats. Sprinting from one station to the next, the students quizzed their knowledge on the world’s biomes, adaptation, and the food chain. (more…)