updates from Cambodia

Welcome to the blog page, with all the latest news from our charity in Cambodia. News of the school from both students and teachers, the rural communities nearby and some of our achievements.

To Grow An Orchid news
IT and Agronomy mushroom project at KCIT funded by To Grow An Orchid

Press Release 23 Oct 23

Berkshire charity boosts local agriculture project in rural Cambodia by encouraging use of IT to advance agriculture. Press Release To Grow An Orchid (reg charity 1187888) Contact: Dave Hunt Phone: 07710 351766 / 07717 003343

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Press Release 26 Sep 23

Local Charity Funds Critical IT Education Project in Rural Cambodia. Press Release Contact: Dave Hunt, To Grow An Orchid Phone: 07710 351766 / 07717 003343 Email: For Immediate Release  Pangbourne, Berkshire, UK. 26 Sept

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Agronomy education

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Story of a dormitory

Do you remember our story about the dormitory that was destroyed by a tree and how it the students had to sleep on the floor for many months until new bunk beds arrived? Then finally

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refurbished dormitory

Refurbished dormitory

All ready to go, only problem is the school is not fully open. A few students are back at school. Exams are taking place for end of school year

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new computer room for school

New computer room

During lockdown a classroom was refurbished as a computer teaching room. As lockdown eases students are keen to come back. The majority of classes have not begun

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lessons begin after lockdown

Lessons begin

Lessons start for some students. The focus is on the vocational students who will start their exams soon.

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New beds arriving

New beds arrive

After many months, the new bunk beds for the dormitory have arrived. All hands-on-deck to get them off the lorry and assembeled.

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get involved sponsor a student

Sponsor students

Many students live at the school or with relations because they live far away. Some struggle to buy food, clothes and stationery. We are always looking for sponsors. $12 / £10 per month.

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vocational student exams

Exams in progress

Exams have been going ahead in August 2020 for vocational students. They have been working remotely, but now is exam time. Care is being taken to ensure social distancing

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IT course

New IT courses being planned

Having reviewed the feedback from the courses pre-lockdown we are now revising the structure. We see the need to have a course for almost all students that teaches them the basics, and an Advanced course

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Would you like to start a project with us?

If you have seen the project(s) we have done so far and think you need help in moving forward with Information Technology projects for the School, Teachers or Students, then please get in contact with us. We look forward to hearing from you.​