Cham Library – a FIRST!

Through the efforts of Curtis West, our volunteer in Sre Prey, Teaching English as a Second Language, the FIRST EVER Cham library has been established.  The library contains books in English, Cham, and Khmer.  Curtis’ friends and family have donated many of the English books.  We are hoping that the US Embassy will contribute English materials.  The

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Astounding new massive archeologic finds in Cambodia!!

Damian Evans is an archeologist who has lead tours to visit our programs in Sre Prey and teach about the Cham’s place in Cambodian history.  Our university students have made presentations for his groups.  His archeologic discoveries will likely change the entire understanding of Cambodia’s post-Anngkor evolution.  After reading this, I can only say “WOW, this is

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Newest University Scholarship Recipient

Ly El our newest University Scholar has begun his study of International Relations at the University of Cambodia in Phnom Penh.   He joins the other 10 university students in their group house. El is the elder son in a farming family of four from Chank Kiek village near Sre Prey.  Even though the family is poor, his

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Year End Summary

It’s been another successful year for all of our Programs with a number of FIRSTS!  Read on, please…. Two of our University Scholarship Program students have already graduated, and two more are set to graduate this winter.  We have one new scholarship student this year, giving us a group of ten students going forward into the year.

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The defeat of ISIS lies within Moderate Islam

“Muslims in Indonesia Challenge Isis Ideology” is an excellent article published in today’s New York Times by Joe Cochrane.  A publicity campaign with a message of tolerance has been created by a 50 million member, Indonesian organization, Nahdlatul Ulama. It is directed against jihadism and will be carried to North America, Europe and throughout Asia.  It reminds us

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Generosity!

NYC to Columbus, OH is the only part we still need help filling!  Two donors provided sufficient miles to get Curtis to Cambodia and as far back as NYC in July. Does anyone have enough miles on American or Delta to help Curtis with the last short leg of his trip home?   Now that’s all

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40,000 United Airlines Miles would get Curtis a one way ticket to Cambodia!

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.

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Frequent Flyer Miles – Can Anyone Donate for Curtis?

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,

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New American English Teacher Heads to Sre Prey

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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Cambodian Village Scholars gets Perfect ✯✯✯✯✯ Ratings from our Donors & Students

Great Nonprofits collects reviews from Donors, Recipients and Staff of other non-profit organizations.  To date the Cambodian Village Scholars Fund has 8 reviews, and every reviewer has rated us with a top 5 out of 5 ranking. When you spend your own money, isn’t a strong personal reference “worth its weight in gold?”  Hearing positive experiences from other donors gives a

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