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#2 Leadership Conference

By Jacqui Rawson

Round two of the PLF annual Leadership Conference – keeping the tide of learning rolling.

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School Holidays

By Jacqui Rawson

The big holiday break between school years in most countries happens over the summer, aka “Summer School”.  In Cambodia it takes place in September and October which also happens to be the “wet season”, but “Holiday School” goes on, rain, hail or shine.

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Recycled Soap Added To Health Program

By Jacqui Rawson

In uniting two organizations desire to keep kids healthy, PLF has recently partnered up with the Eco-Soap Bank. (more…)

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Volunteer From Down Under

By Joanne Lurati

Jo a “middle-aged” lady from Melbourne, Australia recently spent a month at Knar primary school running some fun, crafty activities which included weaving with raffia.  She also spent time up with our teachers checking how they were progressing with their newly acquired budgeting skills and played Chess with our thriving Chess Club leader, Mr Ka’On. (more…)

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Koh Ker Library:  “The House that Love Built”

By Lori Carlson

There were times during the course of the planning and execution of constructing the library at Koh Ker School that I was sure we had all lost our minds. I’m also sure that the kind souls who shared our vision for undertaking this challenging project and gave us the money to do it, also often wondered if we had cracked!

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PLF Teams up with Safe Haven to Bring Support to Children with Disabilities

By Lori Carlson

PLF is committed to building relationships with other competent organizations to bring services to children who lie outside the periphery of the core services PLF can deliver. We are beyond grateful to have found such a partner in Safe Haven Medical Outreach. They are a small and highly effective organization who work with mostly rural families of children with disabilities, bringing them much needed therapy, resources and community.

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Body And Mind Educational Workshops

By Jacqui Rawson

Alcohol awareness, reproductive health and personal hygiene are just some of the workshops PLF has been running over August, September and October in conjunction with the Women’s Resource Centre (WRC). (more…)

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Welcome Aboard, Hannah Najar

By Jacqui Rawson

Hannah first came to Cambodia in the middle of 2014 as part of a study abroad program along with three other students from Union College.  By the end of her two months here, Hannah’s thoughts about her future started to flourish in a very different direction.  In the main part because of seeds planted whilst spending time volunteering with The Ponheary Ly Foundation.  (more…)

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Volunteering With Sarah Gordon
By Sarah Gordon
Hello all! I came to Cambodia for a third time this past August for my second experience as a volunteer for the Ponheary Ly Foundation. I originally came to Siem Reap with my parents when I was in ninth grade.

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Katie Stafford, Age 12, Reports on Volunteering at Tchey School

By: Katie Stafford, Aged 12, London, England

This is my second time visiting Cambodia as a volunteer for the Ponheary Ly Foundation. My parents and my older siblings have been coming for years, but now it was my turn to come! (more…)