Category: PEPY News

Posted on: May 18, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Success Series – Meet Mory!

Mory is a PEPY Empowering Youth Scholarship student from the fourth intake. She is currently in her first year of attending English classes at PUC in Siem Reap and a range of lessons at the PEPY Learning Center. Mory comes from Kralanh district, like all of the PEPY Empowering Youth …

Posted on: May 10, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Phare Cambodian Circus sends PEPY into a spin!

Phare The Cambodian Circus is unquestionably one of the top tourist attractions in Siem Reap, if not in the whole of Cambodia, but it’s not something that the PEPY Empowering Youth students and staff have had the chance to see for themselves, that is until this weekend! As Phare see …

Posted on: May 5, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

PEPY tries to go Plastic Free!

  On Saturday April 30, PEPY Empowering Youth was lucky enough to take part in a workshop led by Sarah and Cho from Plastic Free Cambodia. Plastic Free Cambodia grew out of the Plastic Free July campaign, which aims to raise awareness about the amount of plastic we use, specifically …

Posted on: April 25, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Success Series – Meet Channa!

Channa comes from Koh Kraboa village, which is located in Kralanh district, around 57km away from Siem Reap town. Koh Kraboa is a small, rural village where the large majority of the population is dependent on rice farming to earn an income. Channa is from a farming family himself and …

Posted on: April 21, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Sousdey Chnam Thmey – Happy Khmer New Year!

From the 13th to the 15th of April this year, Cambodia celebrated its New Year, with spectacular celebrations happening all over the country. PEPY Empowering Youth couldn’t let the occasion go by without having our own celebration, but before we get to that, how about a bit of information on …

Posted on: April 7, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

PEPY Empowering Youth Staff Retreat 2016

From the 28th of March to 1st of April 2016, the whole PEPY Empowering Youth team traveled to Battambang to take part in 5 days of strategic planning and training, all with a view to taking the organization forward in the most positive and effective way possible. The staff team …

Posted on: March 24, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Success Series: Meet Chanra!

Chanra is a PEPY Empowering Youth Scholarship student from the third intake. She is currently studying Accountancy at the Vanda Institute in Siem Reap, and she’s in her second year of attending classes at the PEPY Learning Center. Like all Scholarship students, Chanra comes from Kralanh district, approximately 60km away …

Posted on: March 24, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

English at PEPY Empowering Youth

In the PEPY Empowering Youth Learning Center, the Scholarship students participate in regular English lessons. These lessons take place both externally at ACE school and internally within our Learning Center. For the most part, the internal lessons are taught by long-term English speaking volunteers with professional teaching experience. We’d like …

Posted on: February 23, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Building Bridges with Bridge 21

In January of this year, we were fortunate enough to receive a visit from Ciarán Bauer, Program Manager at Bridge 21 in Dublin. Ciaran is also the Chair of our ETNS partner school committee, so we had double the reason to welcome him for his time here. The trip was …

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

Success Series: Meet Sovong!

Sovong is one of the 2014 intake of PEPY Empowering Youth Scholarship students. Like all of the Scholarship students at PEPY, Sovong comes from Kralanh district, a rural area located some 60km away from Siem Reap town. Kralanh is a remote and rural district with limited access to education, where …