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  • PLF Launches Student Counseling Unit By Travis Thompson Throughout decades of war, genocide, and conflict, social work has been virtually absent from Cambodia.  Now, Ponheary Ly Foundation is adding a student counseling unit to the organization, joining other professionals who are bringing this line of work back to the country. From the beginning of PLF in 2001, when Ponheary and her family were ...
  • The News That Didn’t Fit By Lori Carlson During the last few months we’ve had loads of activity at all schools that didn’t make “the news”, so here’s a smattering of photos from the 1,000 small things that happened in the last few months, every one of them important in their own right.  So many students, so much progress….so little time to ...
  • Get Real: PLF Finances 2013 By Lori Carlson Another year has come to a close and with it come the joys of IRS reporting. The best part of all these spreadsheets that have occupied my every brain cell for the last 30 days, is the rare opportunity to let these numbers tell me stories about how we’ve grown, how we haven’t, ...
  • Get Real: A Sign of the Times By Lori Carlson Before there was the Ponheary Ly Foundation, there was only Ponheary Ly, a school teacher-turned tour guide who witnessed first hand the harmful impact of tourism on the children in her country and took it in her hands to try and do something about it. She did her best to steer children away ...
  • TEACHER BLOG: Cambodia’s Sports By Saveth Chhean  In Cambodia sport is not popular yet because a lot of people they don’t think that sport is important to them. They do not get any money from sport. Presently we have around 40% of the people who like sport but if they want to play, they have to spend money. They like volleyball ...

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