torsdag den 30. september 2010

School start for Kosal

 Dear Orly and Claus

You can see on the photos everything I bought for Kosal and today I decided to buy one new shoe for him because now doesn't have shoe to use. He forgot it in his hometown.The new shoe is $2. He is happy so much for something you help to him and he thank you big big to you.
For me now I need to pay school fee and the school will close for payment on 15 October 2010.
I would like to say thank you again for help me and Kosal big huge. I and family of Kosal are so happy and feel better after we got the big help from you.
About my University will start to study on 20 October. I am so very happy so much for your big help to me now. I promise you I will do best for my study in University and I will get good result in my class.

Best Love

fredag den 10. september 2010

New school year

Chanty and Rotha, brother and sister, just started 6. and 7. grade.

In the morning they go to public school and in the afternoon they study English in private school.
Borin bought them new school uniform, shoes, bags, books and so on…. They started new school year this week. Rotha started private school already two years ago while Chanty just started this week.
Public school and private school have different uniform. Private school black and white and publich school blue and white.
Chanty and Rotha parents died of AIDS and they live today in the temple with many other homeless people. Borin looks after them, support & guide them and buy all what they need.
In the photos you see them waiting for school bus outside the temple and the other photo inside the room of Borin.

onsdag den 8. september 2010

New young man in our project

I'm lucky to get more sponsor money from Italy and I decided to help a new young man from the temple.
He will study tourism for4 years. The first two years will be for 400 USD per year and the last two years 500 USD per year.
He introduce him self:

My name's Sorn Kim CHHON. I was born in September 06, 1984. I was a monk about 9 years, and I started study from grade one untill graduated at the Buddhist High School. And now I have a plan for studying at the Norton University with the help from you. But now I left from the monkhood, but I still want to study continuously. And now I hope that you will help me until my graduation. I hope so anyway.

About my family, My father's name's SORN CHHEM, My Mother's Name's Sat Ny and they are rice farmers. We are 5 siblings. There is only one son, Me, and other 4 are daughters. Therefore, I am the oldest child and a single son in my family. My three younger sisters have stopped study long time ago, and the youngest one is still too young, 5 years old. Maybe next year, she will be sent to the kindergarten. Finish I wish you a prosperity and noble life in the future.
I am very happy that I can study in a very good university.
Thanks to the sponsors

lørdag den 4. september 2010

News about Kosal

A while ago I got some information from Borin that the police moved all the homeless people from the temple area included the parents of Kosal. His mother needed to move with her 5 kids back to the village and his father is still working with his bike in Phnom Penh. Kosal went with his mother and siblings back to the village.

Today I got the following mail from Borin telling about Kosal:
"Surprisingly, Kosal arrived to the temple in this late evening, it was already got very dark outside with moderate raining. I was surprised when I went to eat my dinner near the temple and saw him sitting alone in the darkness outside our room on a bed. He looked still very small, thin, with a bit long hair. He said he just arrived from his hometown, and he was waiting his father. He came alone, he said he came as he had missed his father so much and he asked his mother to come to Phnom Penh to see his father. I asked him to come to my room to wait for his father. He met him some hours later, and he went with his father after that. He came with a package of biscuit, very ordinary one, that he bought on the car a long the road. He had some clothes with him too, he said he will stay with his father for few days, then go back home and he will come back again when his school starts in the temple.

At his hometown, he said, he always goes to the field, rice field, to look after some cows, and he said he reads book after coming back from the field.

He left his biscuit and clothes in my room before he went with his father :-)

His father is staying in PP earning money with your bike and his mother staying at his home looking after all of them. He said this year his younger brother and sister will be sent to school at his hometown too. He found out that in his hometown the school is for free, but in Phnom Penh, teacher asked money from him, money for teacher everyday, for part-time study, for fan, for electricity and so on. He said, one of his classmate in PP last school year, stopped studying, as he didn't have money to pay his teacher, I feel upset to hear about that, also about some teachers in PP for what they have been doing to get money, even though I do understand about their low salary.”