Author: Dana Bidnall

Posted on: May 25, 2015 Posted by: Dana Bidnall Comments: 0

An exchange of learning, ideas, and inspiration

In late 2013 we established an educational partnership with Donabate Portrane Educate Together National School (DPETNS), part of the Educate Together National School system in Ireland. Since then, members of Balbriggan Educate Together National School (BETNS) have also become involved in the partnership. The partnership works to enhance the teaching and …

Posted on: April 27, 2015 Posted by: Dana Bidnall Comments: 0

Putting the power in youth empowerment

PEPY Empowering Youth’s key goal is to increase the percentage of Kralanh graduates accessing skilled employment. To provide additional training for our scholarship students so they are well-prepared for future employment, we established the Learning Center. A university degree does not necessarily equate to gaining a job. In 2012, the …

Posted on: April 9, 2015 Posted by: Dana Bidnall Comments: 0

Learning new skills at Skills Fair

On March 31, we held our third Skills Fair at Kralanh High School. Skills Fair aims to creates awareness of opportunities beyond high school and connects students with a variety of organizations to learn about options for university and vocational school, future job prospects and the skills required to obtain …

Posted on: March 23, 2015 Posted by: Dana Bidnall Comments: 0

English-language learning and beyond

PEPY Empowering Youth scholarship students participate in English classes in the Learning Center as well as at external English-language schools in Siem Reap. Our English classes supplement the classes delivered by these facilities to provide a well-rounded education in the English language. In late 2013 we established an educational partnership …

Posted on: March 3, 2015 Posted by: Dana Bidnall Comments: 0

Dare to dream

Dream Class is one of our three current programs. It operates in Kralanh District, a rural region approximately 60 km from the city of Siem Reap in Siem Reap province. In 2007, when we hired our first Cambodian director, she conducted an impact assessment and needs analysis, which led to …