Recent Events and Stories

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    Reaching Out to Help Others

    The Cambodia Scholars all come from poverty. Every one of them has worked at a dump scene similar to the one above. Now they are on a track to productive lives, through training in education, life skills and networks. But they have not forgotten there are many others not so lucky. That is why they will [...]

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    Expanding Students’ Ideas of the World and Themselves

    Mr. San To, an ESL teacher for the Cambodia Scholars, emphasizes student debates on current topics. Why is this such a big deal? Participating in a debate is unheard of for youth who started life picking up garbage at the Steung Meanchey Dump. It’s a training for their minds and a preparation for a different [...]

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    This is Vicheka, who exemplifies the spirit of the Cambodia Scholars Program—resilience, determination, high spirits, good heart. Early this last school year she was diagnosed with a life threatening brain infection, after years of having untreated symptoms. Upon entering Cambodia Scholars Program one year ago, we found good medical care and her tumor is shrinking. [...]

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