Just 40,000 United Airlines (part of Star Alliance with Air Canada, China, Lufthansa, Singapore, Swiss, Thai) miles would be another alternative for a one way ticket for Curtis all the way from Columbus to Phnom Penh. So we have multiple options for Frequent Flyer programs. Any gifts would receive appropriate credit for use as a tax deduction.
Does anyone have a whole lot of frequent flyer miles? If so, it would be marvelous if you made a donation for Curtis’ round trip ticket. While the Fund only committed to providing him a small stipend for food, it would be great if we could help him with this major expense. Using the SKYTEAM Alliance (Delta, KLM,
Curtis West is a graduate student at Dominion University in Ohio doing his Masters Degree program in Teaching English as a Second Language. He has volunteered to travel to Sre Prey and stay there for between three and six months giving the children a lengthy exposure to a primary English speaker and to share some new
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This student’s success story clearly shows that what we do as a group is worthwhile. This letter just arrived from a girl who began studying in our English Program when it first began in 2005. She addressed it two two of the Fund’s founding Board members. “Dear Wynne and Dick, My name is Teymas Sa, but you
We’ve made real progress in all three educational programs during this past year! Our Primary English Program continues to teach basic and intermediary English to almost 100 rural Cambodian Cham children. We have had the same well-liked, trilingual, local teacher there since 2005. An Australian and a German college student visited for several weeks, volunteering as teacher’s
Fert Pattry recently became our first university scholarship student to graduate! With the help of our program and additional funding, he majored in Business Administration. Since graduating he has taken additional instruction in livestock management. Now he has opened a poultry enterprise in his home village of Kampong Cham. We eagerly await news of his success.
While the village of Sre Prey has always attracted visitors during it’s Malot festival with those amazing cake constructions, this past year has brought some groups more interested in the Cham history and culture in particular. In January of this year a university travel-study group of fourteen students and two faculty, including Dr. Robert Dayley, Professor of Political Economy from The
Free courses in the classic form or written Cham began last September and at this time have over 40 students and a single teacher in Sre Prey. They are using the same new community school building as our English Language classes. To our knowledge this is the ONLY program in the world that is teaching the original