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STUDENT BLOG: Google!

By Thavy

This is my research about Google.  The company is a business in the United States of America. Google’s name comes from the number Google which is 1 followed by 100 zeroes. (more…)

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ADVOCATE BLOG: Look What She Did!

By Sarah Gordon, PLF Advocate

Next month, I am traveling with my family to Cambodia for what started out as simply a vacation. When I learned we would be staying at a B&B run by Ponheary Ly, I became interested in her foundation and the work it does. At first I thought that meeting her would just be an inspiring glimpse of what someone incredible was doing to change lives. What I didn’t realize at the time was that I could take action, in my own small way, to change the lives of girls like me. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: Cambodia Mother and Baby

By Veasna

This photographic series shows an intimate look into the life of a Cambodian mother and baby. The mother is a friend of my mother. (more…)

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Knar School Set to Launch Exciting New Programs

By Travis Thompson

Since the beginning of 2013, Knar Primary School has shown tremendous improvement in its capacity to take on new projects.  So, Ponheary Ly Foundation is ramping up programs at the school in these exciting ways. (more…)

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Get Real: What’s the Value of Volunteers?
“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 Lori Carlson, PLF President

Over time, my opinions about what “charity” or “giving back” means, have evolved. In general I think even the language we use to talk about “giving a hand to those in need” needs some re-tooling, so certainly volunteering in general can benefit from some critical discussion. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: Science Takes Off at Tchey School

By Sothy

On 11 June 2013, the volunteers came to teach the science in my English class. These are good opportunities for my students, who were able to learn and get more knowledge with the scientists. It was useful for them to learn and find out about this project. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: Friendship

By Nary

All people in this world have to have a lot of connections to many people around them and connections between neighbors, co-workers, or in their studies. The word “friendship” is not just to refer to the connection between people. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: My First Feel for Computer Class

By Sal Chamroeun

In 2011, I began to study English with the support of the Ponheary Ly Foundation. In July, I had an exam for my English class. After this I got a certificate from the PLF and I have traveled to Kulen Mountain with foreigner in PLF. After this time, maybe a few months later, my friends come to see me and ask, “Do you want to study a computer?”. (more…)

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PLF Reaches Out to New Eco-Tourism Project

By Travis Thompson

Ponheary Ly Foundation launched an English-teaching program for the staff of a new eco-tourism company in a community facing huge obstacles.   The entire village is now dependent on tourism after authorities took their rice farms. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: The Chance to Get the Knowledge from the Other Countries

By Sothy

Many students who study have different goals. For example, some of the students want to get jobs, which follow their abilities, earn a lot of money, develop the country, or work as a volunteer. They think of the different ways about their jobs and their goals. (more…)