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GET REAL: Knar School’s Epic Turnaround
“Get Real” will be a regular post from Ponheary, Lori or Travis about real challenges we face daily in the operation of Ponheary Ly Foundation.

By Travis Thompson, PLF Executive Director

In the past year, the school Ponheary Ly Foundation has been at the longest, but where the organization has faced the ugliest challenges, has turned a corner and is showing signs of huge success.

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ADVOCATE BLOG: PLF’s First Careers Fair

By Caroline Stafford

This summer marked my 4th in Cambodia volunteering with the PLF. Among the various ways we set out to help this year, perhaps the most challenging-well at least logistically- was the launch of the first ever PLF Careers Fair. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: Increasing the English and Computer Programs

By Sothy

There are so many students who are supported by Ponheary Ly Foundation, who come to attend the English class at Chey, as the result, the classes are increasing more and more. (more…)

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By Travis Thompson

Ponheary Ly Foundation’s first graduates from Koh Ker Primary and Srayang Dorm are preparing to do something no one in their families or villages has ever done–enter the next phase of their lives with new opportunities for work and education.  It’s a step filled with promise, but a lot of uncertainty. (more…)

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Srayang Dormitory Grad Selected for Siem Reap Cooking School

By Travis Thompson

One of Ponheary Ly Foundation’s first graduates from Srayang Dorm has become part of an elite group selected for a Siem Reap cooking school. (more…)

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First PLF Grads Highlight Success of Programs

By Travis Thompson

These Ponheary Ly Foundation students, some of the first to graduate the program, have gone on to exceed our greatest hopes. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: My Favorite Computer Games
By Sereyvuth
Games have the advantages for people who like to play. There are many kinds of game that people can enjoy in the Internet. I am really interested in the two games below because they give me a lot of advantages. (more…)

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Get Real: Our New Volunteer Program
“Get Real” will be a regular post from Ponheary, Lori or Travis about real challenges we face daily in the operation of Ponheary Ly Foundation.

By Travis Thompson, PLF Executive Director

A large part of my role in Cambodia is overseeing the Ponheary Ly Foundation volunteer program, which, lately has involved making some big changes to reflect our evolving ideas.  You’ll notice the differences starting now. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: The Power of Media Class

By Sal Chamroeun

In addition to teaching Microsoft Office at Chey School, I also am a student in the PLF Media class. I study media with nine other students from nearby villages.  It isn’t easy for us to study about the internet system and many electronic services, but these lessons are very interesting for us. (more…)

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ADVOCATE BLOG: Family from Hawaii Recounts Day with PLF

By Scott Obley, PLF Advocate 

Friday, July 19 was the day I was in search of. A conundrum for my psyche. A virtual knockout blow to my generally self-absorbed world view, which I am well aware of, but very rarely confronted with. Today was a day of realizing that no good deed goes unpunished, because no good deed is ever large enough to fill the void that exists between the amount of compassion and humanity that is present on this planet, and the amount that is needed. So in the giving, we are painfully confronted with the reality that we have not given enough. (more…)