A children’s book author from Laos asked PLF students to illustrate a story book, and offered to give a percentage of the proceeds from the sale of the book to the Foundation. In this article, Jonathan Osteen, the main volunteer on the project, recounts his experience.
Caroline Stafford and Aimee Rathle, high school students from London and New Orleans respectively, carried out a photography class with students from Tchey school. In this article, they describe their experience and how they came up with the idea for the class.
Four boys from Chey School have been selected to participate in a merit-based English scholarship program. Part of the program involved traveling around with an English-speaking family for the length of their stay in order to gain a better understanding of the language and of western culture. In this article, Jack Reynolds and Jamie Stafford describe the week they spent travelling, collaborating and recreating with the scholarship students.
We were happy to have Robyn Wilson with us again to teach a hand-sewing class, this time at Knar School. Here is Robyn’s report.
Orville Stoeber, a veteran musician who resides in Los Angeles, has come to Siem Reap to provide music lessons to students at Tchey Primary School.
We would like to thank Adam, a high school senior from Chicago, IL, for providing a week-long math clinic to 11 male and female students from Angkor High School. All of the participants were alumni from our program at Wat Bo Primary school.
Volunteer English teacher Tania Westlake sponsored a field trip for the 37 students from the two classes of English 1 she taught at Knar Primary School as a PLF volunteer. It was an unforgettable day filled with temples, ice cream, books, a museum and a Ferris wheel ride that topped even the escalators at the mall!
Thank you to Gail Kalinich and her children Adam and Chaney!
Ros Wilson, a Doctor from Australia, came for a three month stint to do a medical screening for all our rural students and teachers as well as train school nurses and manage the care of a few students with chronic conditions. We’ve never had a health care provider with us for such an extended period of time and were very pleased with the results of the mission.