Meet Chiva, our IT Teacher and Technician. He is currently a second-year student at University and a staff member here at JWOC. Read more about his degree, job and interests in this blog post.

Tell me a bit about yourself?

My name is Chiva and I come from Sreysnam District. In my family, there are 5 members, and I finished high school 1 year ago. After I finished, I got a scholarship from PEPY Empowering Youth.  For 1 month I studied at their student learning center. After 3 months, I started at University, and now I work at JWOC.

What are you studying at University?

At first, I studied Law for 1 semester, but I did not continue because I did not feel that it was right for me. Then I chose a new major, Information Technology, which I have studied for 2 semesters. I applied to work with JWOC, and I have now been here for 2 months.

What do you do at JWOC?

At JWOC my responsibility is to be the computer teacher and IT technician. I prepare the computers, check the schedules, track who is borrowing our laptops and tablets for their own use. Most days I teach 2 classes – in the morning I have one class which is about digital literacy using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. In the evening, I teach Khmer Unicode typing and English typing.

What is your favorite thing about JWOC?

I love everything about JWOC, especially the staff who are so friendly and so kind. They always help me when I don’t understand something. The IT lab is always very cool and a good space for students to study.

What do you want to do in the future?

I want to study abroad and improve my skills and myself so that I can support myself and my family.

What do you do in your free time?

I like cycling in the countryside. My favorite thing about Siem Reap is the temples, because I get to see a lot of people and sometimes, I get to practice my English and learn other cultures and countries outside of Siem Reap.

WP Feedback

Dive straight into the feedback!
Login below and you can start commenting using your own user instantly