Volunteer From Down Under

By Joanne Lurati

Jo, a “middle-aged” lady from Melbourne, Australia, recently spent a month at Knar primary school running some fun, crafty activities which included weaving with raffia.  She also spent time up with our teachers checking how they were progressing with their newly acquired budgeting skills and played Chess with our thriving Chess Club leader, Mr Ka’On.

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Koh Ker Library: "The House that Love Built"

By Lori Carlson

There were times during the course of the planning and execution of constructing the library at Koh Ker School that I was sure we had all lost our minds. I’m also sure that the kind souls who shared our vision for undertaking this challenging project and gave us the money to do it, also often wondered if we had cracked!

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PLF Teams up with Safe Haven to Bring Support to Children with Disabilities

By Lori Carlson

PLF is committed to building relationships with other competent organizations to bring services to children who lie outside the periphery of the core services PLF can deliver. We are beyond grateful to have found such a partner in Safe Haven Medical Outreach. They are a small and highly effective organization who work with mostly rural families of children with disabilities, bringing them much needed therapy, resources and community.

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Welcome Aboard, Hannah Najar

By Jacqui Rawson

Hannah first came to Cambodia in the middle of 2014 as part of a study abroad program along with three other students from Union College.  By the end of her two months here, Hannah’s thoughts about her future started to flourish in a very different direction.  In the main part because of seeds planted whilst spending time volunteering with The Ponheary Ly Foundation. 

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