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Alumni Corner: Dany

My name is Dany. I have one brother and six sisters. I am the youngest and the only one with the opportunity to go to University. Most of my  siblings finished Grade 5 or 6 only because they had to help the family a lot. When I was young, I usually spent my time...

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Alumni Corner: Sophea

My name is Sophea. Before I lived in Banteay Meanchey Province. After my grandfather passed away, I moved to Siem Reap to study and live with my parents. When I was 12, my father left. During that time one NGO called JWOC came to my village and found out that many...

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Alumni Corner: Tep

My name is Morn Tep. My hometown is in Prey Veng Province, very far from Siem Reap. In 2004, I moved here and studied at Bakong High School, about 15 km away. When I lived in the countryside, I had no goals at all because I looked after the cows and fished, but in...

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Student Corner: Neth’s JWOC Journey (so far)

My name is Neth. I live in Siem Reap city, but I’m originally from Kampong Cham province, which is about 250km from Siem Reap. I moved here after I graduated high school at the end of 2015. Before I became a scholarship student at JWOC, I was an English Free Classes...

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Navigating interviews: insights from Sothida and Yen

JWOC ran a self-development course to equip the Scholarship Students with better Interview Skills. It was a short version of the well-known ‘how to prepare for an elevator’s pitch’! The turnaround was great, all Scholarships Students participated to this training...

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A ‘360 view’ of our Scholarship student, Sophoas

Some weeks ago, was the French Week in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Being French, I took this opportunity to check out the weekly events offered. Plus, it took place at the Raffles Grand Hotel, one of the oldest hotels, hence I couldn’t miss on this opportunity. Now that it...

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Student and Staff Corner: Borey

Tell me a bit about yourself? My name is Borey, I am 25 years old and I am a Scholarship student and staff member at JWOC, working as a Support Officer with the Free Classes Program. What are you studying at University? I am a student at USEA studying English for...

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Support JWOC as you shop

There are many ways you can support JWOC while you shop online, take a look at some of the options below: Amazon Smile If you start your Amazon shop at smile.amazon.com and pick ‘Journeys Within Our Community’ as your charity of choice. You will get all the same deals...

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