Written by our Cambodia Team. August Program Highlights. Throughout August we have been busy working with our partner organisation Children’s Action for Development to deliver classes to students across 6 villages. This month we delivered regular lessons to a total of 254 students. The majority of these children were previously attending our supplementary education centres prior to Covid-19 imposed closures, … Continue reading The latest from Cambodia – August 2020!
Written by our Cambodia Team Community Connections: About Buddha Day in Thailand. A new monthly contribution by Phearom Soeurt. How do people celebrate Buddha Day? How many Buddha Days are there in a month? According to Cambodian Buddhism, there are four days per month in the Khmer calendar when we celebrate the birth, enlightenment and … Continue reading The latest from Cambodia – July 2020!
Written by our Cambodia Team Village visits continue as students adapt to a new normal. With schools set to remain closed until the beginning of the new school year in November, Cambodian students are facing the reality of learning remotely for at least another 5 months. Across the country there an estimated two million students who are not able to … Continue reading The latest from Cambodia – June 2020!
Written by our Cambodia Team What’s been happening at the Cambodia hub. Throughout the month FSF and CAD staff continued to travel into the villages to meet with families and deliver lessons to students. It seems that this mode of teaching will be necessary for the majority of 2020 as the Government has announced that … Continue reading The latest from Cambodia – May 2020!
Written by our Cambodia Team The Cambodia hub has been working with our partner organisation Children’s Action for Development to provide outreach services in villages and connect with students who cannot access our supplementary education program due to Government closures. The main purpose of this outreach has been to check in on the welfare of students and provide medical information about Covid-19 … Continue reading The latest from Cambodia – April 2020!
Written by our Cambodia Team With all schools, including our Supplementary Centres closed due to COVID-19, program delivery has paused in Cambodia. We are making the most this time by reviewing some of our processes while working on developing documents that will assist us to transition smoothly back into program delivery. As always our priority is supporting the communities that we work with during … Continue reading The latest from Cambodia – March 2020!
Written by our Cambodia Team In January, we started our Eco-brick initiative to reduce plastic waste at our partner sites. So far, we’ve had two Community Challenge groups focus on delivering Environmental sessions, highlighting the importance of reducing plastic waste to students.. Community Challenge In early January, we had two groups of Community Challenge volunteers come through, focusing … Continue reading The latest from Cambodia – Jan/Feb 2020!
Health Promotion In December, we farewelled our second health promotion group. While they were here the team delivered a range of sessions across four project sites, including in the courtyard of a nearby pagoda when no classrooms were available. A huge highlight for the group was facilitating women’s health sessions with female students in early high school. The … Continue reading The latest from Cambodia – Dec 2019!