Category: Updates

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: October 14, 2014 Posted by: Colm Byrne Comments: 0

Community Development Workshops

The PEPY Scholarship Program seeks to have a positive impact on both the individual students and the their wider communities in Kralanh. The Scholarship Program funds the education of young Cambodians from Kralanh to study in Siem Reap, with the overall goal being improving their qualifications and skills in order to …

Posted on: October 3, 2014 Posted by: Alida kalejs Comments: 0

Flying through the trees at Jombok Hoas

PEPY team members and 21 scholarship students recently returned from 5 days of adventure learning at Jombok Hoas, in Prear Vihear province.  Jombok Hoas translates to ‘flying through the trees’ and that is exactly what they did! Set amongst dense forest,  Jombok Hoas offers a diverse range of activities that …

Posted on: September 30, 2014 Posted by: Gemma Marshall Comments: 0

Annual Campaign – end of first month

    PEPY would like to thank everyone who has contributed so far to our annual campaign. From your inspirational quotes and photos to your comments, likes and shares – thank you! We are delighted to announce that in the last month we have seen a huge increase in engagement from …

Posted on: September 15, 2014 Posted by: Colm Byrne Comments: 0

Scholarship Students Attend Career Fair

At PEPY our current strategic goal is “to increase the percentage of Kralanh graduates accessing skilled employment”. When we developed our new strategic direction last year, we made a conscious decision to stop pushing students to learn information which we think is good for them. Instead we have chosen to …

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: May 19, 2014 Posted by: Alida kalejs Comments: 0

Girls rising to receive an education

PEPY’s Dream Project Coordinator, Duth Kimsru, recently spent 4 days in Tokyo, Japan to attend the 5th annual film screening and fund raising event for the Asian University for Women (AUW). She was invited to be a guest speaker and met with corporate sponsors, individual donors, and embassy officials from …

Posted on: March 7, 2014 Posted by: Jenna Ke Comments: 0

Improve yourself, improve the world: The 7 Habits

At PEPY, we are committed to our unending potential for improvement. Not just in our programs, but also in developing our people. Staff training is one of the key ways in which we constantly upgrade our skills and improve our competency as educators. I am the Communications & Fundraising volunteer …

Posted on: December 2, 2013 Posted by: Jenna Ke Comments: 0

Back to school – Creative Learning Class

The 2013-2014 academic year has started! In the final installment of this ‘Back to School’ blog series, we bring you a preview of what Creative Learning facilitator, Chhoem Pov, has in store for the coming year. What do you have planned for the year ahead? “I want to create something new, …