The Ponheary Ly Foundation relies solely on private donations and support. Together with the tireless work of volunteers, these gifts are significantly improving the futures of 2,800 children and youth in Cambodia.

Let us know which program is speaking to you most and we will apply your funds to that project! Donations made without a preference as to how they are to be used will be put into general funds and used where needs are the greatest.


If you’re from the USA you can make a single or recurring tax-deductible donation (yes, we are a registered 501(c)3) using your debit or credit card through our Network For Good page.



Supporters from the U.K. can make a one-time or recurring donation through our U.K. page powered by Virgin Money Giving. It’s specifically for donors in the U.K. so that when they give money, Gift Aid from the U.K. government can be reclaimed and passed to us in full.

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Canadian supporters can make make single or recurring tax deductible donations through PLF Canada at

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Supporters from Switzerland can make a one time or recurring tax-deductible donation through our Swiss fund-raising partners at Eyes Open.

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Donors from other countries around the world are welcome to make a one-time or recurring donation on the Network for Good Page.



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Make your check out to the Ponheary Ly Foundation and send to:

The Ponheary Ly Foundation
Post Office Box 17034
Austin, Texas 78760-7034


Download the transfer information form

Please send an e-mail to telling us the name and amount of the transfer so we can look out for it and issue a receipt.

Seriously, we mean it.

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World Of Children 2016 Education Award!

World of Children 2016 Education Award!

We are beyond excited to announce that our fearless leader, Ponheary Ly, has won this year’s award in the field of education! Recognized as the “Nobel Prize for Child Advocates,” honorees will receive a grant to help their program grow and ultimately impact the lives of even more children. Jaskiran Dhillon, our University Partner at The New School in New York City, shared so beautifully the joy we are all feeling about this honor, and we’d like to share her thoughts with all of you.

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