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. 

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Tchey 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.

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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.

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