Tag: volunteer for community development (VCD)

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

Meet Lida Loem, Indradevi Hope Award Winner for Young Achiever

A Creative Learning Class teacher, Lida Loem, 22, was awarded Cambodia’s first ever 2011 Indradevi Hope Award for Young Achiever. The award ceremony was organized by the Women’s International Group of Cambodia, seeking to recognize exceptional Cambodian women who have worked selflessly to make a significant contribution to their community …

Posted on: March 21, 2011 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

Why The Independent Project Inspires Us at PEPY

We are so inspired by the article about The Independent Project in the New York Times last week. In Massachusetts, a group of 8 high school students, ranging from 15 to 17 years of age, successfully designed and operated their own school within a school, calling it The Independent Project. …

Posted on: March 8, 2011 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

Is “Sustainability” Sustainable?

Photo credit: Jacqueline Kronk Layheng Ting examines the idea of sustainability with a focus on PEPY’s SAS program.  Sustainability has been a buzz word in development work for a long time, but how to actually make a project sustainable still remains a big challenge. At PEPY, the challenge is no …

Posted on: February 16, 2011 Posted by: Manin Oem Comments: 0

The VCD Team’s Inspiring Students

Photo credit: Jacqueline Kronk While some students are spending their spare time hanging out with friends, watching TV at home, and chatting … how many of them give their time to self-learning and activities to develop their community? To be a part of improving their own community, a group of …

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

Top 10 PEPY Moments

(In no particular order) VCD students In August of this year, 20 graduating grade 9 students from Chanleas Dai commune decided to start their own organization called Volunteer Community Development. Their aim is to provide English classes to members of the community, as well as facilitate ways to help improve …