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Scholarship Girls Pay It Forward

Our scholarship students come from poor families themselves, but they often do charity work to help others in need.  Last week three of our scholarship students, Samey, Seyha and Vanna, went to a small village near Siem Reap to take school supplies to the 700 children at Wat Srey Vibolke Primary and Secondary schools.  They […]

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Youth Soccer League Started in Prey Touch Commune

We are starting a youth soccer league for our villages, one of the first in Cambodia. Thanks to Tim Sykes the villages have a new stadium, but the kids did not have a place to practice soccer, or even learn the rules, so we are starting from scratch. San Diego’s Francis Parker School donated money […]


English Language Students Receive Awards

To celebrate the end of a successful year, our English teachers held an awards ceremony/party/clean-up detail for our 250 English language students.  The event started with the students cleaning trash from the road to the school.  See the video. The top students in each level received certificates and books to recognize their accomplishments.  The celebration ended […]

Prey Touch Stadium Dedication

New Football Stadium in Prey Touch

Prey Touch Commune has a new football (soccer) stadium thanks to a $62,000 donation from the Timothy Sykes Foundation.  The stadium, on the grounds of Prey Touch Secondary School, was dedicated on November 17, 2017 with a gala event featuring dancers, bands, circus performers and, of course, football games. The deputy governor of Battambang Province […]

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Scholarship Girls Move to Battambang

Six of our high school scholarship students recently moved to Battambang so they can attend Preah Monivong High School, one of the best public schools in Cambodia.  They live in the Cambodian Village Fund Scholarship House, a short bike ride from the high school. They miss their families back in the village, but they are […]

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New College Graduates

We are very proud of our two newest college graduates, Sinat and Sophat, who just completed work on their Bachelor’s degrees in Hospitality and Tourism from Build Bright University. Sinat and Sophat have been best friends since growing up together in Kaun Khlong Village. Sinat (left in photo, above) became a scholarship student in May […]

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Scholarship students headed to university

We are very proud of our two high school seniors who passed the national high school exit exam and will attend college. Sothea, who won our $200 prize for having the highest score, plans to study in Phnom Penh at the Cambodia Institute of Technology.  Sokny wants to be a teacher and plans to study […]


Brian Dean school almost finished

The Brian Dean Learning Center at Prey Touch Primary School is nearing completion.  This 3-classroom building, constructed at a cost of $37,000, was funded by Internet entrepreneur Brian Dean. The building, which will accommodate about 135 1st – 6th graders, will be finished for the beginning of the new school year on November 1. Thank […]


Scholarship girls get new laptops

Laptop computers are essential for all college students in Cambodia. First year college students, Sopheap (left) and Sreinoch, just received theirs.  Sopheap is studying accounting at the University of Management and Economics.  Sreinoch is currently in her foundation year at the University of Battambang and is also studying to become a mid-wife. They are both […]