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PLF Supporters Run into a Freezing Ocean to Raise Thousands in Ireland

By Travis Thompson

Sometimes PLF supporters make a big splash in their attempt to help our students, but nothing quite like Jean Geoghegan, her family, and friends did.   (more…)

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ADVOCATE BLOG: Two Weeks Off the Grid at Koh Ker Primary

By Victoria Balenger, PLF Advocate who spent two weeks living in Koh Ker and Srayang

It’s Sunday in Cambodia, and I wanted to write, as it’s been quite the few days. Last week at breakfast at the guesthouse there was a couple from Colorado who had graduated from college last June, and they asked me what I was doing here and I gave a quick summary. He asked has it been crazy amazing? And I said yes, it sure has. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: Life of Children in the Countryside

By Sireyrath

Most children in the countryside always help their parents, and do homework when they are free after school or before school. (more…)

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What You Made Possible in 2013

In Ponheary Ly Foundation’s biggest year yet, you allowed us to reach our students in ways we never imagined before.  Thank you, yes we mean YOU, for all you did last year.  Here are some of the ways you changed our students’ world in 2013.

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ADVOCATE BLOG: A Volunteer’s Perspective

By Holly Richter, PLF Advocate at Knar School in December 2013 who helped create the organization’s first spelling bee.

Monday

Arrival at school; lots of smiles and friendly faces. Immunization day (measles and rubella)! Scared kids were in the line holding their arms and grinning nervously. A little girl came to first aid with an insect bite on her foot; swelling and heat and pain!

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STUDENT BLOG: Prepare for the Spelling B

By Sothy

This is an event that the students at Chey School prepare for the competition for the SPELLING B. They are very excited about that event. Because that is a new game and it also a competition to find who is the best spelling too. However there is so short time to practice the words for this game. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: My Life at Srayang Dorm

My name is Ravouth. I am 18 years old. I live at the Srayang Dorm in  Srayang Commune at  Preah Vihear Province, 3 hours north of Siem Reap. I live with my housemother, my friends and Torsten. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: Accidents in Cambodia

By Reasey

Year by year many people are killed by traffic accidents on the roads in Cambodia. Traffic accidents are the most common types of accidents in Cambodia. They have made us so scared that we wonder why they don’t try to reduce traffic accidents. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: Learning Outside of Class

By Sothy

Students not only learn in their class and from the teacher, but they also learn from other people. It is more opportunity to get a variety of knowledge such as working in groups, by researching, or joining the debate. All of these concepts are very necessary for improving our general knowledge. (more…)

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STUDENT BLOG: School Life in Srayang

By Yura 

Srayang secondary school isn`t very big. But it is very exciting , because I study with my friends.

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