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The latest from Thailand – August 2020!

Written by our Thailand Team. What rainy season looks like in Thailand. The rainy season in Thailand brings a lot rain and many storms. The storms have always caused issues with power and other damage during heavy rains and wind. As the season comes to an end, the storms and rain get heavier. In August and September we expect a … Continue reading The latest from Thailand – August 2020!

The latest from Cambodia – August 2020!

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!

The latest from Nepal – August 2020!

Written by our Nepal Team. Nepal Hub Update from Neeru Tuladhar, Senior Volunteer Mentor Coordinator. In August, the Nepal Hub remained busy by outlining and finalising the curriculum from ECD (Early Childhood Development) group to the secondary level. The curriculum was outlined on the basis of the government schools’ curriculum which helped the staff to … Continue reading The latest from Nepal – August 2020!

The latest from India – August 2020!

Written by our India Team. Program Update from Jordy Bradley, Program Manager . Throughout the month of August we have been busy developing resources to be distributed to students who have been left behind by India’s digital divide. The initiative of these ‘education boxes’ was developed in response to incredibly low participation rates in remote learning activities … Continue reading The latest from India – August 2020!

The latest from Thailand – July 2020!

Written by our Thailand Team Community clean-ups and tree planting. As a hub, the Thai team planned to complete a community clean up at least once per month. However, due to COVID restrictions, we have been unable to do this the past few months. Lockdown restrictions have now eased for people living in Thailand, so, … Continue reading The latest from Thailand – July 2020!

The latest from Cambodia – July 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!

The latest from India – July 2020!

Written by our India Team Program Update from Jordy Bradley, Program Manager . During the month of July we have been focused on understanding the challenges of remote learning in our partner schools. Across India the implementation of remote learning has been incredibly challenging. The significant and complex inequalities that exist across the country are … Continue reading The latest from India – July 2020!

The latest from Nepal – July 2020!

Written by our Nepal Team COVID-19 Update After the government of Nepal decided to lift the four-month-long lock-down on July 21, the COVID-19 cases are increasing in the Kathmandu valley. Public health experts have claimed that the number of cases is low due to limited testing and failure to conduct contract tracing. They have warned … Continue reading The latest from Nepal – July 2020!

Reflecting on World Youth Skills Day

The youth of 2020 are growing up through a challenging time.  They’ll be growing into a future where uncertainty may be common, job opportunities will be fewer and changing and with global sustainability goals in their hands. With COVID-19 hitting the world hard, this years World Youth Skills Day illustrates just how important it is … Continue reading Reflecting on World Youth Skills Day

The latest from Cambodia – June 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!