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
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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keen to get back to school

Keen to get back to school

The students are keen to get back to school. They have on-line studies. The wifi can be better at the school than at home – and their friends are here too, so they come to

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all quiet at school

All quiet at school

Everything looks clean and ready to go. But unfortunately there are 2 new cases of Covid-19 in Cambodia, so school may not yet start for a while. To those in North America and Europe, two

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students return for catch-up

Catch-up with friends

When you have left school and home is an hour from school, the chance to get together is great! When your favourite teacher will cook some food for you, what could be better? Lockdown has

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students back at school

On-line tuition

Some on-line tuition has started. A few students can be seen at the school. They come to hand in assignments or to use the wifi. The results have been mixed, as many of them do

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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.​

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