Category: PEPY News

Posted on: June 28, 2019 Posted by: Channa Kev Comments: 0

Students Implement Community Payback Projects

Once a year, the new intake of Scholarship students do community payback projects in PEPY’s target communities focused on issues that they determine to be key obstacles to development. The experience also helps the students to build their communications, program management, analytical thinking, problem-solving, and research skills. They learned about …

Posted on: May 10, 2019 Posted by: Kaia Smith Comments: 0

New Perspectives from Cambodia-Ireland Exchange

This year’s Cambodia to Ireland Exchange, made possible by the Irish National Teacher’s Organization (INTO), was an invaluable opportunity for participants from both countries to gain cultural awareness, learn from different perspectives and approaches, and build upon and create relationships across borders. 2 PEPY staff members, Dena By and Konnitha …

Posted on: April 11, 2019 Posted by: Kimann Khlang Comments: 0

Skills Fair in Kralanh High School

On 22 March 2019, PEPY’s Dream Management Project hosted the annual Skills Fair Event at Kralanh High School which aims to increase students’ awareness of opportunities after high school, including what kind of major they should pursue to fit with their dreams as well as current and future job markets, …

Posted on: April 1, 2019 Posted by: Kaia Smith Comments: 0

Former Scholarship student Sochea on the Importance of Giving Back

Sochea Khoeut is a former PEPY Scholarship student from 2014 who is studying International Relations and working as a project coordinator at The Heritage Hub of Cambodian Living Arts, an organization that supports and promotes much of the Cambodian culture that was lost during the Khmer Rouge period. Not only …

Posted on: March 7, 2019 Posted by: Kaia Smith Comments: 0

Students Build Confidence and Knowledge Through Creative Writing

Last week, Writing Through, an organization that teaches conceptual writing in order to increase confidence, creativity, and critical thinking skills, came to deliver a Taking Risks workshop at the PEPY Learning Center. Students learned from and enjoyed these sessions a lot – they were able to express themselves creatively, talk …