Category: PEPY News

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 …

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

Success Series: Meet Sochea!

Sochea is a PEPY Empowering Youth Scholarship student from the third intake. She is currently in her preparation year for a degree in English literature at PUC in Siem Reap, and in her second year of attending classes at the PEPY Learning Center. Sochea comes from Chanleas Dai village, which …

Posted on: February 9, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Sharing Event at Kralanh High School

On Saturday 23 January, PEPY Empowering Youth staff and students in Siem Reap traveled out to Kralanh High School for the first Sharing Event of 2016. We were joined by three special guest speakers –Yi Sokhmean, Cho Choch and Lim Virya – who kindly gave their time on Saturday morning …

Posted on: January 28, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Team-Building in the Trees

In December 2015, the new intake of scholarship students and two members of PEPY Empowering Youth staff, Channa and Mealea, took a trip to Jombok Hoas in Preah Vihear Province. Jombok Hoas is an adventure retreat run by ADRA, located in stunning surroundings of dense forest, where visitors have the …

Posted on: January 11, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Crossing the Border for PEPY Empowering Youth: A Reflection

Two countries, two big cities, two bikes and two dedicated cyclists: Cho and Joe’s fundraising bike ride from Phnom Penh to Vietnam was more than just an adventure – it was a chance to learn, experience and reflect on the year that was drawing to a close. The two friends …

Posted on: January 8, 2016 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

2015 at PEPY Empowering Youth

What a year 2015 has been! There have been so many great moments, but we’d like to share just a few highlights with you now. A number of organizational changes took place this year, perhaps the biggest and most significant being our transformation into a fully registered Local NGO: PEPY …

Posted on: December 23, 2015 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Crossing the Border by Bike

Today, PEPY Empowering Youth’s good friend Cho set off on a bike trip to raise funds in support of our Annual Campaign. Cho and his friend Joe will cycle from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Cycling has always played an important role within PEPY Empowering Youth – …

Posted on: December 21, 2015 Posted by: Megan Skinner Comments: 0

Angkor Cup Climbing Competition

On Sunday 13 December, our Scholarship students in years 1 and 2 had the chance to explore their adventurous side with a trip to the Angkor Cup Climbing Competition. A total of 15 students took part, alongside two members of PEPY Empowering Youth staff. Each participant had to make it …