Creativity, curiosity, and imagination are what we're trying to encourage and we want to ensure that, even when we're not around, the kids have the chance to flex their cranial muscles. Over the past few weeks one of the long term volunteers at a local NGO, Ms Begoña Goienetxe (don't ask me how to say that last name), has been fundraising like crazy to realise our collective ambition to inspire the imagination of the kids in the preschools here in Pursat. Begoña saw that the kids don't have toys which are notably vital in terms of the initial development of a ...
September 8, 2015Adrian Paschkow
Up next: Kampong Chhnang, the pottery making province, but not before making a brief excursion to Kampong Cham to taste the delights of roadside snails, get pumped-up with some pavement aerobics, and to marvel at the Mekong. We were warmly welcomed into Kampong Chhnang by Ruriko, the delightful friend of Mayu who has been working with the Japanese government to implement sports programs in schools. She kindly invited us to attend her school's sports day the following day. Unbeknownst to us, we were to be the guests of honor. (Apparently just being a foreigner gets you this title). The sports festival has ...
July 10, 2015Lucy Kemp