PEPY news

Vietnam Trip to Meet the Irish President

Tuesday, 08 November 2016
by Laurence Dobson
This week four members in PEPY are travelling to Ho Chi Minh as part of the Irish President’s State Visit to Vietnam.  President Higgins is the first Irish Head Of State to visit Vietnam and all of these four people in . . . Read More.

2016 PEPY Scholarship Student Selection

Thursday, 13 October 2016
by Romina Olmoguez
PEPY began the this year’s Scholarship Program last May. We started in Kralanh with our Dream Class students, presenting to them an overview of the Scholarship Program, outlining the activities leading to the start of the school year and introducing . . . Read More.

Power of the Partnership

Monday, 22 August 2016
by Sarakk Rith
It has been three years since PEPY Empowering Youth and Donabate Portrane Educate Together National School (DPETNS) established a partnership together. Since then, it has grown to include Balbriggan Educate Together National School (BETNS) and this year to St. Francis . . . Read More.

Hoi An Sustainability Field School in Vietnam 2016

Wednesday, 17 August 2016
by Romina Olmoguez
Last July, we’ve once again sent a scholarship student and a staff to join the annual Sustainability Field School Conference in Hoi An, Vietnam. This year saw participants from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos joining together to discuss and learn about . . . Read More.

A World of Possibility – Siem Reap Study Tour

Tuesday, 19 July 2016
by Megan Skinner
As many of our PEPY Empowering Youth friends know, we not only run programs in Siem Reap town, but also at our target school in Kralanh. There, high school students in grades 10, 11 and 12 have the opportunity to . . . Read More.

Cambodia and Ireland Come Together Again

Wednesday, 06 July 2016
by Megan Skinner
As many of our PEPY friends know, we have been fortunate enough to have an educational partnership with DPETNS (Donabate Portrane Education Together National School) in Ireland since 2013. April 2015 saw four PEPY Empowering Youth representatives head to Ireland . . . Read More.