Category: Program Updates

Posted on: June 19, 2015 Posted by: Keshini Mauree Comments: 0

Sharing is caring

In early June, we hosted a Sharing Event for the grade 12 students at Kralanh High School. The primary focus of the event was the idea of vocational training, for many of whom this was a new concept. This area of focus was chosen due to its direct link with …

Posted on: April 27, 2015 Posted by: Dana Bidnall Comments: 0

Putting the power in youth empowerment

PEPY Empowering Youth’s key goal is to increase the percentage of Kralanh graduates accessing skilled employment. To provide additional training for our scholarship students so they are well-prepared for future employment, we established the Learning Center. A university degree does not necessarily equate to gaining a job. In 2012, the …

Posted on: April 9, 2015 Posted by: Dana Bidnall Comments: 0

Learning new skills at Skills Fair

On March 31, we held our third Skills Fair at Kralanh High School. Skills Fair aims to creates awareness of opportunities beyond high school and connects students with a variety of organizations to learn about options for university and vocational school, future job prospects and the skills required to obtain …

Posted on: March 23, 2015 Posted by: Dana Bidnall Comments: 0

English-language learning and beyond

PEPY Empowering Youth scholarship students participate in English classes in the Learning Center as well as at external English-language schools in Siem Reap. Our English classes supplement the classes delivered by these facilities to provide a well-rounded education in the English language. In late 2013 we established an educational partnership …

Posted on: March 3, 2015 Posted by: Dana Bidnall Comments: 0

Dare to dream

Dream Class is one of our three current programs. It operates in Kralanh District, a rural region approximately 60 km from the city of Siem Reap in Siem Reap province. In 2007, when we hired our first Cambodian director, she conducted an impact assessment and needs analysis, which led to …

Posted on: February 6, 2015 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

ICT class in the Learning Center

This academic year, the Learning Center is providing Information & Communication Technology (ICT) classes for the first and second year scholarship students. The first year students are enjoying the class and the challenge of this new area of learning for them. Prior to their arrival in the Learning Center the majority of …

Posted on: September 9, 2014 Posted by: Colm Byrne Comments: 0

Scholarship Program Update

2012 saw the launch of our scholarship program. Since then twenty two students have been awarded scholarships. The bulk of these students complete their first year of studies this October. Over the next eighteen months another forty students from Kralanh will be awarded a PEPY Scholarship. Selecting the students from applicants involves …

Posted on: February 24, 2014 Posted by: Sarakk Rith Comments: 0

Building creativity through Lego

Recently, the Cambodian Ministry of Education Youths and Sports has been trying to promote the critical thinking, problem solving and creativity skills within secondary school students (more info). At PEPY, we help students develop these skills through providing access to technologies and encouraging independent exploration. Students in the Chanleas Dai …

Posted on: February 21, 2014 Posted by: Sarakk Rith Comments: 0

Success in learning

A few weeks ago, Mr. Monkol, PEPY ex-staff and former scholarship student from the Czech Republic, came to our Learning Center and spoke with PEPY scholarship students. His speech was titled “How to be successful in learning.” Mr. Monkol enjoyed an effortless rapport with the students, greeting them an easy …

Posted on: January 21, 2014 Posted by: Jenna Ke Comments: 0

Youth empowerment outside the classroom

At PEPY, we believe that learning takes place both inside and outside the classroom. Scholarship students recently attended some exciting events, in which they developed their soft skills and made new friends. Youth Lead Project Youth Lead Project, a youth camp organized by Transparency International Cambodia, aims to promote good …