Category: Program Updates

Posted on: February 22, 2010 Posted by: Maryann Comments: 0

Primary School Development Update

It has been fascinating to watch Chanleas Dai and Prasat Knar School Support Committees work through their first respective Primary School Development Plans (PSDPs). As part of the PSDP methodology, we’ve been working for the past 3 months with each school to build, strengthen, and train a School Support Committee …

Posted on: February 19, 2010 Posted by: PEPY Comments: 0

Leadership for Literacy and Bike Repair Clubs

By Maria Hach, Program Intern Here at PEPY we are getting ready to introduce two exciting new programs: Bike Repair Clubs and Leadership for Literacy. Both programs will see students from Chanleas Dai Primary School and Chanleas Dai Junior High School in roles that will encourage confidence building and self …

Posted on: January 12, 2010 Posted by: Maryann Comments: 0

Child Clubs in Action

For the next two weeks PEPY’s 350 Child Club members are taking to the streets in Chanleas Dai Commune. Their mission?Spreading messages about the importance of clean water. Three child clubs have joined together today in Kok Tnaut village, during the first stop of their “Clean Water Campaign,” which will …

Posted on: December 12, 2009 Posted by: PEPY Comments: 0

PEPY by the Numbers in 2009

This month, as we look back at the year, we wanted to share some of the statistics and fun numbers we have kept track of in 2009.  Click on the links to read more about each statistic! Chanleas Dai Villages in our target area of Chanleas Dai Commune: 11 Families …

Posted on: November 30, 2009 Posted by: Maryann Comments: 0

Teachers going back to school

About a year ago I was speaking about life goals with Riem Noun, a contract teacher working at Preah Lean who was also one of PEPY’s part-time literacy teachers.  Like most contract teachers Noun had never completed high school, and was recruited as a contract teacher due to the teacher …

Posted on: November 27, 2009 Posted by: Maryann Comments: 0

Child-to-Child Program Reaching New Heights

The past few months have been busy for our Child to Child Team! With several Child Educators beginning to study at University, and one new mother on our team (congratulations Sak!), we have been seeking out new assistants and educators to help spread the team’s workload, to allow us to …

Posted on: October 23, 2009 Posted by: Stephanie Comments: 0

PSDP — PEPY’s New Approach

In our current Team Journal series on Sustainability, we’ve talked a little bit about the history of PEPY’s work in Chanleas Dai, most of which has been at Chanleas Dai Primary School.   Since 2005 most of our programs have been at one school–focusing on 1) providing supplementary classes outside the …

Posted on: September 9, 2009 Posted by: Maryann Comments: 0

Literacy Camp II — Nothing Exceptional

I’m excited to say that PEPY’s recent literacy camp was an incredibly successful event. But this year, it wasn’t all that exceptional. When the principal said he wanted Khmer Literacy to be the focus of his school last year, we began discussing the idea of a literacy camp in May …

Posted on: August 29, 2009 Posted by: PEPY Comments: 0

Literacy Camp Testing

Yesterday, PEPY’s 47  literacy camp teachers tested over 400 students in reading and writing.  To do so in one day is no small feat, even with a motivated team! Though students were split into testing groups meant to come at different times, nearly everyone showed up before 7AM, eager to …

Posted on: August 21, 2009 Posted by: Maryann Comments: 0

Literacy Camp Underway

PEPY’s second annual literacy camp has begun! This week 45 teachers from around Chanleas Dai, a dozen PEPY staff, and 2 teacher trainers from the Provincial Teacher Training College are beginning their first week of Literacy Camp.  Like last year, the camp is made up of two parts: a week …