PLF University Scholar Romdul’s story of finding her way from the village to the big city.
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Channy is the first ever student from Koh Ker Village (and the Srayang Secondary School Dormitory) to enroll in University. She’s just finished her first year in Phnom Penh, and she wants to tell you all about it!
A few months ago we asked our University students if they were interested in sharing their story on our website, and here is the story that Bunpha wanted to share!
Throughout the week we have been sharing our favorite moments from the Srayang Mentorship field trip to Siem Reap; inspiring advice from students, curious eyes and minds touring the high school and the refrigerators. The smallest details are so important and often the easiest to share in a few concise words. But there is one grander idea that struck a note with all of us this past month, an idea that merits a moment’s reflection.
This school year seven graduates from the Srayang Dormitory moved to the Siem Reap dormitories to begin studying in High School. A major first for all of us; the first time every graduate from Srayang continued on to Grade 10 and the first time any of those students had made such a giant leap from their villages. It was our greatest experiment ever, and so far it has paid off.
When Vannak was young her father told her, “I know that you really wanted to go back to school, but we are far, so we can not. Maybe in the next life you will be born in the town.”
I want to tell you three stories. The first story is about Chamnan. She was the top of her class all the way through Secondary School in Srayang, and is now studying in Grade 10 in Siem Reap. She is…
“This summer my sister and I volunteered again for the Ponheary Ly Foundation. This marks our 4th summer as volunteers, something that our family has been doing for the last 10 years. This summer we wanted to continue some of the teaching we had begun over the last few summers and also try some new ideas!”
Sothy is one of the first PLF students to graduate University, a fantastic achievement. Here is his story, in his words.