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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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Exciting New PLF Programs Begin with Opening of School Year

By Travis Thompson

As Ponheary Ly Foundation opened its schools for this academic year, it launched a host of new programs never seen before in these areas of the country. (more…)

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PLF Scholarship Update: 50 New Students Funded!

By Travis Thompson

The worldwide PLF family did it!  We’ve now officially brought in 50 new students to our upper-secondary scholarship program this year, and as of today, all of them are funded to go to public school. (more…)

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GET REAL: Election Unrest and Flooding Create Massive School Hurdles
“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

Since mid-July we’ve been up against some of the biggest challenges we’ve ever faced in terms of getting school information about our students. (more…)