Rotary helps train teachers in Cambodia.
Ocean Grove and Highton Rotary are funding two students to complete their training to become schoolteachers. Phenom Penh Rotary have a partnership with Promoting Education, Empowerment and Equality in Cambodia (PEPY) to provide scholarships for teachers. PEPY is a non-profit organisation providing personal and professional skills development training to rural youth primarily based in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia
The scholarships will fund the teachers’ final year of study and early career. The recipients will teach school in a Cambodian rural community. These recipients are currently enrolled at the Battambang Teacher Training College and are planning to teach secondary school.
Mao Morn was born in Damnakchas Village, Sambour Commune, in Kralanh District. He has one younger sister and two younger brothers. He is currently in studying Biology at Battambang Teacher Education Collage in Battambang Province. After graduation he will teach in Sambur Secondary school in Kralanh District, Siem Reap Province.
Tabb Saokun is from Taloeng Village, Ta Ann’s Commune, Kralanh District and Siem Reap Province. She has five siblings and is the youngest. She is currently studying Physics at Battambang Teacher Education Collage in Battambang Province. After graduating she will teach at Angkor Chom Secondary School in Angkor Chom District in Siem Reap Province.
Our club is sponsoring 6 students from a remote area of Bali, where Ocean Grove resident, Jan Johannsen, has started a support program called Bali Smiles. Read more here.