Author: Manin Oem

Posted on: December 14, 2018 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

PEPY Student Sominea and Why She Values Education

PEPY student Sominea’s gap year was not the same as those of most students in western countries! Sominea joined the PEPY scholarship project in 2017. She comes from Kampong Chhnang Province (as part of our first pilot project supported by iHerb). Although she graduated high school in 2016, Sominea took …

Posted on: November 5, 2018 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

2018-19 Scholarships: Reflections on Applicants and Selected Students

In the scholarship selection process, every single decision we make is difficult, from shortlisting to the social investigation stage to the final decision, because ultimately this strongly affects the future of 30 students. If students have made it past the social investigation stage, this means that their academic commitments and …

Posted on: October 3, 2018 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

Parent Conference Interview with the Promotion 6 Students

Last month, PEPY Scholarship Promotion 6 students organized the Parent Conference in Kralanh District. English Teacher Soury recently had the chance to interview some “Dragon” students about the conference. Before the conference started, all students gathered together to decide who would be their presenter and what they would share about …

Posted on: September 19, 2018 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

Irish Teacher Exchange in Cambodia Encourages New Ways of Thinking

For three weeks in July, six Irish teachers and one principal from Donabate-Portrane Educate Together National School, Donabate Community College, and Francis Street CBS were in Siem Reap for an annual Cambodia-Ireland Teacher Exchange with PEPY. This exchange program provided a lot of incredible lessons to the students and encouraged …