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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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#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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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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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…)

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PLF Students Compete in Mini Olympics

By Jacqui Rawson

For the second year in a row the students from Tchey Primary school have gone head-to-head with other primary schools in this mini olympics set up by the Globalteer organisation.

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William Stafford, Age 10, Launches Chess Club

By William Stafford, Age 10, London England

My family has been volunteers with the Ponheary Ly Foundation for the last 8 years. Being the youngest in the family, I was left behind in the early years. But in the last two years, I was able to come. Wow, it was finally my turn and I was thrilled! I have watched my older brother and sister do some amazing things, like starting a football team or putting on a drama production. I always heard about what they had done. It was my chance to suggest something that we could bring that would be meaningful as a volunteer. (more…)