PEPY news

Rethinking Volunteer Travel

Thursday, 09 January 2014
by Amy McLoughlin
International volunteering has grown in popularity, and with so many people going abroad to “serve”, we worry that we are often forgetting a really important step: we have to learn before we can help. If we don’t research our options . . . Read More.

To translate or not to translate?

Monday, 15 July 2013
by Anna McKeon
A quick explanation of the choices we’re making about language. At PEPY HQ, we have had many discussions about translating our communications into Khmer (or occasionally the other way round). Previously we have spent time, effort and money translating every . . . Read More.

The future for Child Clubs and Young Leader Clubs

Tuesday, 25 June 2013
by Katherine Tempel
PEPY’s Child Clubs (also known as Child-to-Child) began in 2008 to support local solutions for community issues through youth-led action. In 2011, Young Leader Clubs were also established to cater for older youth who still wanted a forum outside of . . . Read More.

All the fun of the skills fair: learning about jobs and scholarships in Kralanh

Monday, 17 June 2013
by Melissa Chungfat
Why organize a Skills Fair? On June 7, we organized our first Skills Fair event in Kralanh High School for students aged 15 years old and up. The main goal was to connect students with a variety of organizations so . . . Read More.

Did you know . . . Cambodia is growing!

Tuesday, 28 May 2013
by Katherine Tempel
While Cambodia is a fast-developing country, many people may not be aware of how quickly Cambodia has grown in recent years.  Since 2011, the country has seen a 25% increase in tourism, which amounts to 3,584,307 million visitors in 2012. . . . Read More.

The KhmerTalks in Siem Reap

Thursday, 25 April 2013
by Maria Sandberg
The KhmerTalks in Siem Reap The latest KhmerTalks took place on March 3rd in Siem Reap. Khmer Talks consists of a series of seminars by different speakers, addressing important topics related to skills required in professional and personal life. The . . . Read More.