Education
 Cambodia
Project #10141

Support Sexual Education for Young Cambodians

by Salariin Kampuchea
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Group picture in front of Pacific hotel
Group picture in front of Pacific hotel

We aim to empower young people through social lessons and career training which are much enhanced for young adults to apply to their daily lives. Please read more below about how Life Skills students benefit from their social education and career opportunity lessons for the last quarter containing positive impacts.

Impact of Lessons

The 5th generation of life skill students has gained different knowledge and experience from their first lessons and first visit. In the following, you will see what they learned.

Introduction for Life skill course: 30 Fifth -generation life skills students have been demonstrated about life skills project plan for 2016. As a result, students realize deeply about usefulness of participating in life skills program a whole year. Furthermore, students feel confidence with life skills precise topics in the schedule.

Communication: Students are able to use the communication in the variety ways such as written, spoken and gesture language. Moreover, students have been clear about advantages of communicating with other useful people in their society.

Self-Esteem: Students realize that they are staying with high or low self-esteem and students understand the causes of low self-esteem. However, they know how to develop from low to high esteem as well.

Team and group work: Life skills students are able to differentiate between team and group. Especially, students are able to set up a good group and realize clearly about the criteria what the group member should do during discussion and they also study about the way how to share their ideas or how manage their group working as well.

Presentation: Students are able to do the presentation which topics were provided very well. Additionally, students are aware of the criteria how to be an excellent presenter by knowing the ways of speaking at the beginning, body and conclusion. They also feel more confidence with their stand in public.

First Impressive Visit

On 9th July, our fifth generation students of life skill program visited a hotel called Pacific Hotel Siem Reap (http://www.pacifichotel.com.kh/ ). It influents the students about goal setting, build awareness of hotel industry and gain knowledge about different jobs in the hotel.

One student, Chantha expressed his feelings about the first visit in a hotel in Siem Reap.

“Hello! My name is Chantha, I am 17 years old and am a student in life skill program. When I go to visit Pacific Hotel, I feel so very happy and interesting with a lot of things in the hotel. The human resource assistant manager of the hotel showed all students to have a look at different rooms, swimming pool, front desk, and tell us about what are different rooms and prices. For me, I think two rooms the showed us are so beautiful and tell and advice all the students about how to get a job in here. We have to know about computer, and we can speak English too. At the end she allowed us to ask questions related to hotel and the job here.  ” for me, I feel that I can know and learn a lot of things and it makes me to set up my goal for my future.

In the coming three months, we are planning to visit another hotel to see the reality of work and how hotel industry operating. We will conduct different lessons such as food and drink, human growth, human right, sport, diseases, hygiene lesson, sexual education and family planning for the students

We are very proud to have provided this extremely valuable course, and we would like to thank all donors again who have supported us through Global Giving. With the help and support of our partners at Global Giving, and you, we hope to keep building on this and moving forward with our personal and career training program for young adult empowerment.

Warm regards, 

The Salariin Kampuchea Team

Introduction stage at Pacific hotel
Introduction stage at Pacific hotel
Room show at Pacific hotel
Room show at Pacific hotel

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Cooking class-Testing their food
Cooking class-Testing their food

We aim to empower young people through social lessons and career training which are much enhanced for young adults to apply to their daily lives. Please read more below about how Life Skills students benefit from their social education classes and career opportunity lessons for the last quarter containing positive impacts.

Lesson Benefits

In the last quarter, our life skill students from 4th generation gained different knowledge and experience from their final steps. In the following, you will see what they learnt.

Drug Lesson:Life skills students get in deep about disadvantages of using drug. Moreover, students realize more about cause and effect of having during their study and having hatred from their surrounding and people.

Job announcement, writing CV and Cover letter: Life skills students defined difficult terms and key words in each announcement and are aware of job requirement, responsibility and dead line. Furthermore, the students are fully able to create their own CV and know how to write their own cover letter after life skills trainer had lectured.

Internet and email as well as power point: Students are able to create their own gmail, yahoo to send their CV and cover letter and students can make their own slide to do presentation for their assignment.

Being employee and Rehearsal interview Session:  Students realize about time management, punctuality, commitment, honesty and work under pressure condition at workplace that brings them to be an excellent employee. In additionally, students were informed about related tasks in hotel industry such as front desk task, restaurant task and housekeeping task.  Students got feedback from interviewers such as how to write a formal CV and Cover, how to dress nicely for interview as well as how to answer the questions suitably and the manner, characteristic and facial expression.

Vocational Visit and Presentation: Life skills students felt delighted to see that vocational training because it has useful courses such as Hospitality, Food and beverage, sewing project and cooking class for them to learn so that they are able to get benefits appropriately. Life skills students are able present their slides with different topics in among of students for each class and are able to answer the questions from students appropriately.

Final Trip and New Recruitment: Life skills students were happy for their final trip with their new experience of doing teambuilding game. As a result, they realize that teamwork can make them achieve their goal. 30 students for 5th generation of life skill students were recruited for new classes 2016.

Successful Graduation

In late February 2016, our 4th generation students of life skill finished their training course. As the result, 27 students graduated successfully from the program.

One student, Reaksmey shared his feelings about the benefits from the life skill program after he graduated successfully.

“My name is Reaksmey. I am 20 years old. I’m a student that study English and life skill too in Salariin Kampuchea. For studying life skill I never know about it before. I always think that “what is life skill?” So when study it I know a lot of experiences and two main points that important for me like social education and career training. One thing I know how to become a good student or a good person in the life. And then I know how to do working in group. I can say that learning life skill is important for our lives and it has a lot of actions and chances like visiting hotels, vocational training schools and other places. I have more opportunity about employment and work experience, too.

Finally, I feel that I gain a lot from the life skill program if I compare to the past that I did not join the program. I would recommend to next generation in Salariin Kampuchea should learn it all together because it important for themselves. Why? Because it helps us to know about ourselves and future employment”.

Cooking Class

In February, our 4th generation students of life skill program attended in practical cooking class. Our former student, Sal shared her skill and experience to school mates and next generation. The students are able to cook Amok “Khmer Food”. They felt excited with their first achievement of cooking food by them. Students were eager to learn in order to cook for their family and friends.

Another student, Bunthoeun shared his feelings about the benefits cooking class.

“I think cooking class is good because it brings us to know our former student, good relationship and we can gain cooking skill that we never know before. I am very happy that I can cook Amok. I will make it for my parents and relatives. Thanks to older student, Sal for her skill and sharing to us. Esp thanks to teachers and Salariin Kampuchea who arranged it for us”

In the coming three months, we are planning to start new life skill classes for 5th generation. We will bring them to visit a hotel to see the reality of work and how hotel industry operating. We will conduct communication, presentation, and self-esteem sessions as well as food and drink.

We are very proud to have provided this extremely valuable course, and we would like to thank all donors again who have supported us through GlobalGiving. With the help and support of our partners at GlobalGiving, and you, we hope to keep building on this and moving forward with our personal and career training program for young adult empowerment.

Warm regards, 

The Salariin Kampuchea Team

Cooking class-Cooking Act
Cooking class-Cooking Act
Final trip to Kolen water fall
Final trip to Kolen water fall
Final trip to Kolen water fall-food and drink
Final trip to Kolen water fall-food and drink

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Traffic Police Expert present in  a workshop
Traffic Police Expert present in a workshop

We aim to empower young people through social lessons and career training which are much enhanced for young adults to apply to their daily lives. Please read more below about how Life Skills students benefit from their start up social education and career opportunity lessons for the last quarter containing positive impacts.

Graduation Celebration Party

In the last three months, we offered 23 certificates to 3rd generation of Life skills students who graduated successfully from their program. Congratulation for their success.

Social Lessons:

In this quarter, our young adults have a great time, gain knowledge and experience from lessons and workshop in the training course. Those include a family planning session, the students realized about importance of organizing or setting a plan for their future’s husband and wife whether when they appropriately choose to get married. Furthermore, they also catch up about having a baby for their family whenever they are fully able to feed their babies and provide happiness for their families. Also the students are offered the domestic violence lesson, they are aware of cause and effect of having domestic violence such as poverty, uneducated people, jealousy, no tolerance in the family and do not provide fully rights for their partners for their living. Thus, they consider and reflect these issues to their society where they are living.

Other 3 sessions with bullying lesson, saving money, and family and environment lesson, the students realize about closely relationship with their classmates and are not harmful to the others because it causes to their friend/classmate’s study or feeling. They also got a new way or technique to keep their money not only safe but also get interest and benefit from it by creating new account at the bank or use their money to raise any animals to sell for their own study. Furthermore, they understand about interrelationship between family and environment. They know that people who live by them are vital to them and their families because if their surrounded people are illiterate, gambling and use the drug, certainly, it will affect to their siblings or relatives of their families. Thus, they think that both family and environment are very important for them.

Traffic Workshop

Not only life skills students but also English students are very interested in this workshop because this new traffic law for 2016 is very strict and traffic policy will fine to whom do not obey the new traffic law as well as articles. Therefore, both of them raised up a lot of questions related to traffic article in order to avoid from fining and traffic accident. They are aware of traffic signs, realize about general accident caused by traffic and number of death and injuries.

“My name is Chantha. I am 19 years old and I am a student of Salariin Kampuchea organization. Bellow, I am writing about my feeling that I joined workshop that talking about traffic law of Cambodia. So I can say that the traffic law it is very important that the people need to know and follow the rule for all because every day you travel on the road in order to avoid accident, reduce accident and especially it is protecting your life so we have to realize it.

This workshop is interesting because when I join I have gained my knowledge such as how to use the road properly, how to avoid from accident and especially I have known a lot about road signs, law of fines and punishment. I also realize about accident and injured figure data happening in Cambodia. 

For me, when I follow the signs and traffic law, I am protecting myself and my life. This is the first workshop for me that I have never attended before. Thanks for the school that arranged it for us”.

In the coming three months, we are planning to visit a hotel, conduct drug lesson, how job announcement, writing CV and Cover letter read. We will also provide social media lessons, internet and email, PowerPoint presentation, how to be the best employee and hotel department, rehearsal interview, cooking class, visit Siem Reap vocational training, final trip for life skills project and coach and mentor life skills students before graduated.

We are very proud to have provided this extremely valuable course, and we would like to thank all donors again who have supported us through Global Giving. With the help and support of our partners at Global Giving, and you, we hope to keep building on this and moving forward with our personal and career training program for young adult empowerment.

Warm regards, 

The Salariin Kampuchea Team

Young adults in the traffic workshop
Young adults in the traffic workshop
Graduation and Certificate  Party
Graduation and Certificate Party

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Visit at Pacific  in Meeting Hall
Visit at Pacific in Meeting Hall

We aim to empower young people through social lessons and career training which are much enhanced for young adults to apply to their daily lives. Please read more below about how Life Skills students benefit from their start up social education and career opportunity.

With social education lessons: Life skill students are able to categorise about healthy food and drink and realise about cause and effect of wrongly eating or drinking. As the result, students are able to enhance to eat food and drink in a proper diet and hygiene. They are able to describe the human being body changes and develop from a child to an adult with comparing to themselves. They are aware of communicative diseases and infection. They are fully able to protect themselves from infectious diseases like wearing mask, gloves and recognize the symptoms of illness. Additionally, they are able to void infecting from the diseases by keeping cleaning and hygiene in their daily lives. The students synchronise the causes and effects of having good practices and poor hygiene practices. Moreover, students can familiarize hygiene such as body smell, body grooming, and wearing clothes and with drinking and eating as well.

With sexual lessons, the students are able to face the challenges of them and get to know better about having sexual intercourse disadvantages and realise to void or protect themselves from sexuality. The students are aware of child’s rights and obey the child protection policy code. Moreover, students understand about violated dimension and bullying to children which consider as an offence.

One student, Vath shared his feelings about the benefits of social lessons:

“My name is Vath I am studying at Salariin Kampuchea organization. I’m studying in life skill class. I think lessons are important to daily living for every people.  Especially keeping good health and enjoy life. I gain knowledge a lot in this course. It makes me understanding about the presentation skill, family planning, healthy eating, basic hygiene, avoid from disease and communication. These lessons are good to me. One lesson is really interesting me, “work in group”. I think group working is important because we can achieve our goals with more ideas and support from the group.

With Career Opportunity: For the 2nd visit of Pacific Hotel, the 32Life skills students get new experiences and advices related to hotel industry as well as hotel management. Furthermore, students raised up many questions about hotel and the requirement of being a good staff in the hotel. Students were able to see a few departments such as front desk, showrooms and poolside and spa.

One student, Reaksmey shared his feelings about the benefits of his second visit at Pacific hotel:

“My name is Reaksmey I am studying life skill at Salariin Kampuchea organization. I am a student who is studying life skill in the 4th generation.  In October, my teacher and my classmates of life skill visited a hotel called Pacific hotel. I am very happy when we arrived there we met a hotel staff. Her name is Sokharath. She is friendly and she picked us into the hotel. I can see good view at the hotel.  Next she did presentation about the information of the hotel. She told about rooms of hotel, staff and shared about her experience and hotel background. After that she allowed us to ask questions about hotel. For me, when I listened to her advice and answers I can gain my knowledge and understand better. Before I didn’t know about hotel’s work. I think that not only me but also my classmates can benefit from this visit. Next she showed us around the hotel, rooms, swimming pool and font desk. Finally, she wished us had a good job for life in the future. I am very very happy for her wishes. I realized that I have to study hard because I want to be a good staff working in hotel and have good future”.

In the coming three months, we are planning to conduct family planning, conduct domestic violence lesson, conduct bullying lesson, conduct saving money lesson, and conduct cooking class, conduct family and environment lesson, conduct traffic workshop.

We are very proud to have provided this extremely valuable course, and we would like to thank all donors again who supported us through Global Giving. With the help and support of our partners at Global Giving, and you, we hope to keep building on this and moving forward with our personal and career training program for young adults.

Warm regards, 

The Salariin Kampuchea Team

Walk out  in the  visit  at Pacific
Walk out in the visit at Pacific

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Visit  at Sokha Hotel
Visit at Sokha Hotel

Salariin Kampuchea continues to empower young people through social lessons and career training which are much enhanced for young adults to apply to their daily lives. Please read more below about how Life Skills students benefit from their first visit at a hotel and social education.

In April, the 4th generation of Life Skill students obtained and gained knowledge and experience during their visit at Sokha Hotel in Siem Reap province.  32 life skill students were welcomed to accompany in different departments in Sokha hotel which is located in the town center of Siem Reap. They were encouraged to ask practical questions related to hospitality, and  the tourism industry. The students were able to better visualize the hotel view and understand the role and responsibilities of hotel staff related to kitchen, front desk, and service/waiters/waitresses as well as the requirements of each position in the hotel, so that they can prepared themselves.         

One student, Soben shared his feelings about the benefits of his first visit at the hotel:

“My name is Soben I am studying at Salariin Kampuchea organization. I’m studying English and life skill course.

Many weeks ago I went to visit Sokha Angkor Hotel. I felt so happy when I heard this visit and I know a lot about the hotel, departments, and responsibilities of the hotel staffs. I passed the front desk, the staff are friendly and smiling. This visit encourage my dream to become true. I hope I will work there one day when I graduate from high school and university.

Finally, I would like to thanks to my teachers and Salariin Kampuchea team so much that allow me to participate in the visit and life skill course as well as to have a better education”.

During this period, the students have studied also about social education that consists of many topics.

Another student, Sopha shared her feelings about social education “communication” with Salariin Kamppuchea organization: “My name is Sopha. I am 16 years old. I have one brother and one sister. I am a student in grade 12 at Angkor High school. I am studying English at Salariin Kampuchea organization. I have also studied life skill course. It interests me because it makes me know about life, work experience, presentation, communication and self-esteem etc.

Communication is my interest than the other lessons. Every work, business or study always need communication to get success. The communication is a process of the exchange information, ideas, thoughts, feeling and emotion through speech, signals, writing and behavior.  How I benefit from the lesson. I gain about type of communications, verbal and nonverbal and after I finished this lesson, I know a lot of thing that I can understand. For example, when you are talking to your friends, you use means of communication.

Finally, I want to say thanks to my teacher that he taught me about the communication and I hope that next lessons will be more interesting”.

In the coming three months, we will continue social education lessons and integrated career lessons as well as field visits at hotels and vocational training centers. We will produce and print T-shirts for the 4th generation students. We enable them to teach their classmates for improving self-esteem and presentation skills.

We are very proud to have provided this extremely valuable course, and we would like to thank all donors again who supported us through Global Giving. With the help and support of our partners at Global Giving, and you, we hope to keep building on this and moving forward with our personal and career training program for young adults.

Warm regards, 

The Salariin Kampuchea Team

Life skill students present about communication
Life skill students present about communication

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Salariin Kampuchea

Location: Siem Reap - Cambodia
Website: http:/​/​www.salariinkampuchea.org/​
Project Leader:
Ravy Vang
Executive Director
Siem Reap, Cambodia

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