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Lang at the Bamboo Shoot Dormitory

In partnership with the PLF, a group of eight 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 female empowerment and leadership workshop held at the Bamboo Shoot Dorm in Siem Reap, carried out by Jordan Lapolla, Shelley Green and Fiona Mahurin. (more…)

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Science with Lang

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 letter to a prospective volunteer regarding a science project, carried out by Christina Hiras. (more…)

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Lang in the Media Lab

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. (more…)

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Lang Begins Scholarship Interviews

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 an ethnographic project, carried out by Ashley Vidal and Kristen Turner. (more…)

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Hands on History: Grade 4

Sometimes volunteers and/or tourists organize field trips for groups of 20 students from one of the three schools. We start with grade 6 and work our way backwards through the ranks during the school year. We were very happy to get down into the fourth graders this year; that marks a record number of field trips. (more…)

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Water Safety Course at Tchey

By Jack Reynolds

During the summer of 2012, I returned to Cambodia for the third year to volunteer at the Ponheary Ly Foundation (PLF).  I traveled with my close friend, Jamie Stafford, and the rest of his family.  As a group, we would be responsible for helping the foundation across a range of areas.  In previous years, I had volunteered for the PLF in various ways, such as teaching English lessons or playing soccer with Khmer school children.  This year, however, I wanted to do something entirely different.  (more…)

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Chey Soccer Team, Year 2

By Jamie Stafford

The summer of 2012 was my fourth year as a volunteer for the Ponheary Ly Foundation. Last year, my focus was on establishing the first ever football (soccer) team for Chey School. This year I returned with several objectives in mind: to check progress, review budget and spend for the year, help kick-off a girl’s football team and hold an end of year World Cup type of tournament across the various teams that are now up and running at Chey School. (more…)

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Lights! Camera! Action!~

by Caroline Stafford

This July was my third year working with the Ponheary Ly Foundation. I wanted to fuse my passion for theatre and the performing arts, so I asked Ponheary if we could try a first ever theatre event with students at Chey School. (more…)

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Emily Hariton: First Volunteer at the Srayang Dormitory

Emily Hariton is the first volunteer to stay at the Srayang Dormitory for 9 days to work full time with the students. Read about her personal experiences with the students.

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Emi & Katie Wrap Up Art Classes at Tchey School

July 5, 2012

By Surya Ry, PLF Intern

Volunteers Emily and Katie recently finished a two-week session of teaching an art class at the Tchey School. (more…)