HKIS class serves in Cambodia

AHiA_CambodiaSept15-5 From September 26-October 1, the Hong Kong International School Asian History in Action: Cambodia class traveled to Phnom Penh and Kampong Chhnang Province. The HKIS students were able to learn more about Cambodia as they traveled to cultural and historical sites in and around Phnom Penh. They also shared a meal with the CWEF University Scholarship students before traveling to Kampong Chhnang Province to take part in a cultural exchange with residents at the Child Rescue Organization (CRO).

Over three days at CRO, the read books, played games and spent many hours talking with the residents. CRO staff also prepared a number of home visits in the area so HKIS students could see the living situation of families living in the Cambodian countryside.

Many of the HKIS students also are working on projects for their class, and they completed project evaluations and interviewed CRO current and former residents on the impact of education.

A highlight of the visit for both the CRO residents and the HKIS students was the variety show on the final night of the HKIS visit. The CRO residents shared traditional Cambodian dances and songs and the HKIS students also shared musical performances.

The HKIS students will visit CRO again in November and join the CRO residents in sports camp over the water festival holiday break. Between the visits to CRO, the HKIS students will also be raising support for a number of requests made by the CRO residents and staff, including more bilingual and new beginning level English books.

AHiA_CambodiaSept15-44Over three days at CRO, the read books, played games and spent many hours talking with the residents. CRO staff also prepared a number of home visits in the area so HKIS students could see the living situation of families living in the Cambodian countryside.

Many of the HKIS students also are working on projects for their class, and they completed project evaluations and interviewed CRO current and former residents on the impact of education.

A highlight of the visit for both the CRO residents and the HKIS students was the variety show on the final night of the HKIS visit. The CRO residents shared traditional Cambodian dances and songs and the HKIS students also shared musical performances.

The HKIS students will visit CRO again in November and join the CRO residents in sports camp over the water festival holiday break. Between the visits to CRO, the HKIS students will also be raising support for a number of requests made by the CRO residents and staff, including more bilingual and new beginning level English books.

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