The last day at COFCO! I was really sad to be leaving the kids as we were progressing so well with the English lessons. I should have stayed here for at least 1 month...
Yesterday I took portrait photos of each of the students in our class, had them developed at a shop last night and took them into class today. They loved the photos! And it is something personal that they can keep for themselves. Wendy gave them each a pen with "Angry Birds" on them. Angry Birds is MASSIVELY popular in Cambodia, so the students were thrilled!
I really hope that they do well. It breaks my heart to see the conditions that many of the kids live in. I hope I can return one day and REALLY help to improve their lives.
The photo shows Wendy helping Somnang, Sokphuong, Charra and Dara from our afternoon class. By 3pm, the hot afternoon sun is really roasting and the hall is like an oven. It's a miracle they can concentrate and I think it just shows their determination to learn! They are amazing little beings!