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PLF Brings Angkor High School Girl’s Dormitory into the Fold

By Lori Carlson

In Siem Reap there is a Girl’s Dormitory that is attached to Angkor High School. It was built and initially funded by the ADB (Asian Development Bank) and after the first two years of operations, it was handed over to the government to support and facilitate. Of course, the government had no plan in place for actually taking over operations for the dorm and it fell to ruin in short order.

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Elizabeth Weaver’s Volunteering Story

By Elizabeth Weaver

Elizabeth, her Dad Leon and brother Liam spent a couple of weeks volunteering with PLF  - this is Elizabeth’s account of her experience and why they want to keep returning.

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PLF Pride – Ream

By Jacqui Rawson

Ponheary Ly Foundation has so many students to be very proud of. A dedication to learn, the confidence to push themselves and an ongoing drive to succeed is regularly demonstrated by our students. (more…)

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Our Year In Photos – 2015

By Jacqui Rawson

Looking through the hundreds and hundreds of photos accumulated by staff, volunteers and supporters, over the past 12 months, I was reminded of not only all that has been accomplished but also of how many people have been involved. For both of those things, we are enormously grateful.

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Feeding The Need To Read

By Jacqui Rawson

The Ponheary Ly Foundation has three primary school libraries that are impressively well used by eager young readers.

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High School Scholarships – A Year Of Firsts

By Jacqui Rawson

At the end of November, the Ponheary Ly Foundation, with help from supporters, partners and families, have awarded twenty scholarships for our most deserving and motivated students to finish high school.

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New Ventures And Exciting Skype Dates

By Jacqui Rawson

Eyes Open our PLF partners in Switzerland are doing amazing things in both countries for student support and education.

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The Boys Are In Town; The Countryside’s Come With Them

By Jacqui Rawson

The smaller of the three dormitories that PLF supports, the boys dormitory in the middle of Siem Reap is a tranquil, resourceful home-away-from-home, currently housing four boys from the countryside.

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Knar School Science Club

New Science Curriculum Introduces Students to Weighty Matters

PLF intern helps develop science curriculum at Knar Primary School.

By Hannah Najar

Knar Science Club

My first big project this year picked up on the great successes of the Knar School science club pilot project. I was given a set of twelve physical science lesson plans in English, and Teacher Ka’Oun and I teamed up to implement the curriculum for an eager class of 23 students in Grade 6. (more…)

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School Supplies Prep

Here it is, the exciting, busy time of the year when everyone gears up for the start of school!

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