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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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PLF Computer Course Produces New Grads

By Travis Thompson

Seven students and a Cambodian teacher reached a big achievement this week when they graduated from computer classes at the Ponheary Ly Foundation.  (more…)

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Srayang Trip with the Boys of the Tchey Media Team

by Gillian White

Last week, the PLF trekked out to Srayang and Koh Ker with PLF Canada’s Patti Shedden and Greg Nelson and PLF Australia’s Jane Dinnison.

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Tchey School Media Workshops: Video

In partnership with the PLF, a group of seven students from the Eugene Lang College at the New School in NYC spent five weeks conducting various innovative projects at PLF sponsored schools. Below is a write up from a media lab project, carried out by Jika Gonzalez and Barrett Hawes.

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Tchey Media Team Covers Global Float Dance

The first Global Float Dance was held in Siem Reap and 25 other places in the world in July. The Tchey Media Team has just been learning about the ways in which social media can be used to share ideas and mobilize people, so PLF transported them to Siem Reap from the countryside to document the event. (more…)

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Media Lab Takes First Place in Goodtube Competition

Last night at 2am we received notification from Goodtube that Soy Sen and his team had won the Goodtube Spring Video Competition. Their submission, entitled “I Am One” describes the PLF technology program from the perspective of the student and goes on to explain why the media class needs the Goodtube grant; in order to make the program available to more students, buy equipment and fund a teacher. The grant, in the amount of $10,000 will arrive just in time to get the students working on some projects over the summer and be ready when school starts to integrate media into an already highly successful technology program at Tchey School. (more…)

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Blueheart Charity in Cambodia

We are very pleasant and gratefully for this project in the well fixing and rebuild supported by the Eugene Nelson from Blueheart Charity. On May 14th 2012 he arrived in Cambodia with his friend to observe the water well situation in Kok Snoul village in order to fix and rebuild the wells for school and our village.

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Ponheary Speaks at Microsoft

Ponheary was asked to speak at the Innovate4Good Microsoft Convention in April.  As part of the deal, PLF was awarded a $5,000 grant for “Innovation in bridging the digital divide.” Thanks to Microsoft for the grant and also to Ponheary for continuing to spread the word about our project. Here is Ponheary’s account of the event and a link to the full speech. (more…)

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Every year at my village named Kok Snuol  celebrates Khmer New year. This ceremony is 3 days long, starting from 13rd to 15th. During the ceremony there are lots of tradition games. (more…)

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Siem Reap Province

Siem Reap is one province in Cambodia. It a famous province, there are a lot of temples. Especially Angkor Wat Temple. Most tourist like to come and visit the temples, but not many people come and visit the countryside. (more…)