One of our monthly-pledge Donors has just announced that he has signed up to volunteer with CARE in Cambodia. He will be in Cambodia later this year as a part of Team4Tech, a project supported by his employer. Team4Tech is a US-based non-profit organization dedicated to advancing educational opportunities in developing countries by matching tech volunteers
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
Several major changes and improvements have come to Sre Prey and our projects. Curtis West, our graduate student volunteer, has been in Sre Prey for three months now. He has reinvigorated the English Program, building enthusiasm among the students with new teaching methods and materials. Husen, who has been our English teacher since the project’s start 10 years
A long inscription at Ankgor Wat was recently identified as being written in Cham, not Burmese as had originally been supposed. This inscription is prominently displayed on one of the columns along outer gallery walls and is faced on the next column by the identical text in Khmer. Angkor Wat dates from the 12th century,
Curtis West our graduate student volunteer, arrived in Sre Prey late in January. He is living with a village family and has begun teaching English classes with Husen Kly as well as by himself. He also tutors a small group of children on his own time. Curtis is very excited about the kids and the
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
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.
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
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,