Tag: bike-to-school

Posted on: February 22, 2011 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

Quiet Contributions

Photo credit: Kronk Rith Sarakk is one of those behind the scenes people. Quietly working, you’d almost forget how many programs hinge on his efforts on a given day. Many of the programs the PEPY family has come to know and appreciate are coordinated and managed by a single, quiet, …

Posted on: December 21, 2010 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

Top 10 Program Achievements in 2010

1. WeDo workshop for students and teachers – This year we had a robotics workshop for our teachers and students at Chanleas Dai Junior High School. Nicole Richards, a software development group manager from National Instruments, and Christy Lauridsen, an engineer working for IBM, visited us from Texas to teach …

Posted on: July 29, 2010 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

Bike-to-School Program Adapts to Changing Needs

Several years ago, we launched the Bike-to-School (BTS) Program as a way to provide incentive for students finishing sixth grade, and also as a way to transport students to junior high school for continuing their studies. Since that time, two things have changed. First, we helped to fund the construction …

Posted on: February 19, 2010 Posted by: Manin Oem 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: October 27, 2009 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

Disclosure: Our Bike-to-School Program is NOT “Sustainable”

Some people have asked us if our Bike-to-School Program (BTSP) is “sustainable.”  Clearly, the answer is no!  The program will not be continued once we leave, so why did we start it?  Is it causing more harm than good? What are the plans moving forward? Read on to learn why …

Posted on: October 27, 2009 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

Is “Sustainability” Development’s Atlantis?

What is this “sustainability” you speak of?  I do not think it means what you think it means.  This word is used so often now in development that it seems to have taken on a huge range of meanings.  Are we all spending too much time looking for an imaginary …