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The Land Down Under Plans to Boost PLF Reach

By Travis Thompson

Amazing folks from Down Under are preparing to expand our reach to more of Cambodia’s poorest students.  Hop on board, Ponheary Ly Foundation Australia is taking off. (more…)

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Our Favorite Time of the Year: Back to School!

By Travis Thompson

Throughout the past eight days The Ponheary Ly Foundation team has been in the field distributing supplies and bikes to students at the public schools we support.  See our journeys in pictures and numbers. (more…)

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Mapping a Massive Week at PLF

By Travis Thompson

The first week of October will have Ponheary and the PLF team criss-crossing northwest Cambodia as we head to some of the most rural and poor areas of the country to deliver school supplies.  We’ll be running up the miles over a seven day period. These awesome maps show you where we’re headed. (more…)

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Big Changes Improve Tchey School Computer Lab

by Gillian White

Big projects are underway with our computer programs in preparation for the return of students on October 1st. Our computer teacher, Sotheara Ly, who has been teaching at our Siem Reap lab for the last year, has led our improvement of the Tchey School computer lab. She’s updated Microsoft Office, the Khmer typing software, and anti-virus programs. (more…)

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Let’s Roll! Major Preps for Opening Day

By Travis Thompson

Ponheary and the PLF team hit the ground running this weekend—we’re down to the wire for opening day at schools across rural northwest Cambodia. (more…)

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In Their Own Voices: The Back to School Challenge

By Gillian White

Every year PLF provides access to public education for more than 2,000 kids who are living in rural poverty.  The students understand the statistics are stacked against them, even finishing ninth grade can be difficult for a lot of students. (more…)

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Biggest Supply Delivery in Ponheary Ly Foundation History

By Travis Thompson

More than a dozen PLF team members muscled through the day, unloading a giant truck filled with more than 100,000 school supplies.  The pencils, notebooks, uniforms, folders, bags and more will ensure our students across northwest Cambodia can go to public school. (more…)

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Cheers to the U.K. with a New Way to Give

By Travis Thompson

We’ve just sealed a pretty sweet deal for people in the United Kingdom who make a donation to The Ponheary Ly Foundation.  (more…)

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Expanding Tech Ed to our Most Remote Areas

By Travis Thompson

We’re gearing up to give students in some of the most rural areas of Cambodia access to technology. And, to do that, we’re turning to some of our best tech teachers—our students. (more…)

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Donor Awesomeness: 10,000 Miles for Cambodia’s Future

By Travis Thompson

Volunteers and donors often say Cambodia and The Ponheary Ly Foundation stick with them.  PLF volunteers Adrian and Barbara Shooter were so impacted by their experience with us that they went the extra mile, make that 10,000 miles from East Asia to Europe by car, to raise money for our schools. (more…)