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STUDENT BLOG: The Economy of Chey Village

By Pon Sdey

My village name is Chey, is a big village, and it is located in Puck District, Siem Reap province, Cambodia. It has many houses and many people live there. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: A Trip to The 1961 Gallery Photo Exhibition

By Chenda and Reasey

On Friday 01st March 2013 at 6:00pm the van picked us at Chey School to join the Documenting Cambodia at Siem Reap, Cambodia. We went to the The 1961 Gallery to attend the Opening Night of the photo exhibition ”Documenting Cambodia”. (more…)

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New PLF Student Documentary Hits the International Screen

By Travis Thompson

The Ponheary Ly Foundation has released its latest student-made documentary which captures the struggle for education of girl students at the Srayang Dormitory.  The documentary debuted at an international film festival in Cambodia and at locations across the United States. (more…)

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Eleven Students Who Need Your Support

By Travis Thompson

Ponheary Ly Foundation works with many students who have specific needs in their day-to-day lives. Thanks to our donors, we’re able to meet most of these needs.  But, this list shows students and teachers who are still waiting for donor support.  If you’re looking to make a big difference, your donation to support these students will be what keeps them in school. (more…)

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An Epic PLF Fundraiser: 10,000 Miles Across South America!

By Travis Thompson

Two long-time Ponheary Ly Foundation supporters are at it again, making a 10,000-mile journey in a classic car to benefit PLF students in Cambodia.  This time they’ll drive from one of the southernmost cities in the world across daunting terrain in five countries of South America. (more…)

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PLF Student Documentary to Debut at International Film Festival

By Travis Thompson

The PLF student media team is set to premiere their latest documentary, “Sunflowers of Srayang” at an international film festival in the first days of February. (more…)

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Eyes Open & PLF: Addressing Food Insecurity

by Gillian White

Claudia Komminoth, the co-founder of Eyes Open, an organization located in Switzerland, visited us about a month ago to check out PLF’s work. By the time she headed back to Berne, a partnership between Eyes Open and the PLF had been forged. (more…)

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New Video: Take a Ride on These Wheels

By Travis Thompson

For the first time, you can follow a PLF student on their bike for a day (condensed into a few minutes) and see exactly the kind of terrain they have to endure.  Check out this handlebar-camera video. (more…)

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Ponheary’s Headed to the U.S.!

by Gillian White

Though the PLF is registered in Austin, Texas, Ponheary has never been to the U.S. before. She has traveled widely, to France, Russia, Singapore and Indonesia, but has never made it to North America. (more…)

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Please Buy in Cambodia!

by Gillian White

Volunteers often ask us, what should we bring(?), wanting to know if they can get various writing materials and art supplies in Cambodia.

PLF realizes that for many volunteers, this may be their first time in Cambodia, maybe even their first time in a ‘developing’ country. And thus, we understand that these questions are not always intuitive. (more…)