ADVOCATE BLOG: Two Weeks Off the Grid at Koh Ker Primary

By Victoria Balenger, PLF Advocate who spent two weeks living in Koh Ker and Srayang

It’s Sunday in Cambodia, and I wanted to write, as it’s been quite the few days. Last week at breakfast at the guesthouse there was a couple from Colorado who had graduated from college last June, and they asked me what I was doing here and I gave a quick summary. He asked has it been crazy amazing? And I said yes, it sure has.

Read More

ADVOCATE BLOG: A Volunteer’s Perspective

By Holly Richter, PLF Advocate at Knar School in December 2013 who helped create the organization’s first spelling bee.

Monday

Arrival at school; lots of smiles and friendly faces. Immunization day (measles and rubella)! Scared kids were in the line holding their arms and grinning nervously. A little girl came to first aid with an insect bite on her foot; swelling and heat and pain!

Read More

STUDENT BLOG: Prepare for the Spelling B

By Sothy

This is an event that the students at Chey School prepare for the competition for the SPELLING B. They are very excited about that event. Because that is a new game and it also a competition to find who is the best spelling too. However there is so short time to practice the words for this game.

Read More

GET REAL: Election Unrest and Flooding Create Massive School Hurdles

“Get Real” will be a regular post from Ponheary, Lori or Travis about real challenges we face daily in the operation of Ponheary Ly Foundation.

By Travis Thompson, PLF Executive Director

Since mid-July we’ve been up against some of the biggest challenges we’ve ever faced in terms of getting school information about our students.

Read More