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Putting choice (and cash) in the hands of Cambodian youth

Putting choice (and cash) in the hands of Cambodian youth

The coronavirus has negatively impacted the tourist industry in Siem Reap, resulting in loss of income and jobs. Those affected include JWOC Scholarship students and recent high school graduates who come from low-income families, have little savings, and are...

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Staff Corner: Dara reflects on JWOC’s team spirit

Staff Corner: Dara reflects on JWOC’s team spirit

We spoke to Dara, our Computer Instructor, about his reflection on what he has been working on at JWOC so far ... Can you tell me a little bit about yourself? I'm Dara. I'm doing a bachelor's degree in ICT at the University of South East Asia (USEA). Originally, I'm...

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Collette’s Changemakers begin working on their projects!

Collette’s Changemakers begin working on their projects!

33 students in Year 3 and 4 of JWOC’s University Scholarship Program have begun identifying the key issues affecting them as youth. The topics range from social media use, to plastic, health problems, reading and lack of clear life goals. After brainstorming these...

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Staff Corner: Chamnan reflects on her first 6 months at JWOC

Staff Corner: Chamnan reflects on her first 6 months at JWOC

1. Can you tell me a little bit about yourself? I am Chamnan, and I have been working for JWOC almost 7 months as an Administration and Finance Officer. 2. Why did you want to work for JWOC? Before starting to work here I also worked in a local NGO. I thought that for...

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Alumni Corner: Sopheap’s exchange in Norway and Nepal!

Alumni Corner: Sopheap’s exchange in Norway and Nepal!

My name is Sopheap. I am working now with Transparency International Cambodia as a Project Assistant based in Siem Reap. I work with 4 provinces: Siem Reap, Kampong Thom, Preah Vihear and Banteay Meanchey. I work to build youth and citizens, and promote national...

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