Category: PEPY News

Posted on: November 18, 2016 Posted by: Romina Olmoguez Comments: 0

Meeting Ireland’s President in Ho Chi Minh

PEPY Empowering Youth’s staff and students once again had the pleasure of visiting Vietnam to represent Cambodia and meet Ireland’s President, Michael D. Higgins. Colm, Konnitha, Sithong and Khanya left last November 11 for a two-day trip to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, where they met with the people from the …

Posted on: November 11, 2016 Posted by: Romina Olmoguez Comments: 0

2016 Scholarship Students’ Integration Week

Our Promotion 5 Scholarship Students’ first week in Siem Reap was spent on team building activities and training that will prepare them for their stay in Siem Reap and their life together in the first year of their scholarship. The activities were planned and led by our Scholarship Program Officers, …

Posted on: November 8, 2016 Posted by: Laurence Dobson Comments: 0

Vietnam Trip to Meet the Irish President

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 PEPY Empowering Youth are extremely honoured and privileged that our …

Posted on: October 13, 2016 Posted by: Romina Olmoguez Comments: 0

2016 PEPY Scholarship Student Selection

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 the opportunities that await them. This is also the first …

Posted on: August 22, 2016 Posted by: Sarakk Rith Comments: 0

Power of the Partnership

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 Street Boy’s School, located in Dublin City. This year, in …

Posted on: August 17, 2016 Posted by: Romina Olmoguez Comments: 0

Hoi An Sustainability Field School in Vietnam 2016

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 Team Building, Sustainable Tourism, Business & Marketing Tools and Gross …

Posted on: July 19, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

A World of Possibility – Siem Reap Study Tour

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 join Dream Management Class, which provides them with the space …

Posted on: July 6, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Cambodia and Ireland Come Together Again

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 for the first time as part of this partnership, and …

Posted on: June 15, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Our Summer School Opens it Doors!

This year for the first time, PEPY Empowering Youth has opened the doors to a new Summer School project, which offers a 3 month program of ICT, English and Youth Empowerment lessons. Not only can our existing Scholarship students benefit from this new program, but we also gave other young …

Posted on: June 15, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Success Series – Meet Khanya!

Khanya is one of the 2015 intake of PEPY Empowering Youth Scholarship students and she’s now coming to end of her first year with us. Just like her fellow Scholarship students at PEPY, Khanya is from Kralanh district, located about 60km away from Siem Reap town. Kralanh is a rural …