Digital Libraries Improve Access to Information in Rural Areas

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Children from marginalized populations often fall behind in their education when their specific needs are not understood and met. In Cambodia, children from the Kingdom’s ethnic minority groups face an added level of complexity: their language and culture do not align with what they are taught in school. Many are not proficient in the national […]
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Edemy Makes Quality English Classes Accessible and Affordable for Rural Students

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By Socheata VINH Communications Assistant Development Innovations “When we started conducting workshops about applying for scholarships from the provinces, we found out that students in remote areas lacked the English skills that are key to winning these scholarships,” describes Sovann Srun, co-founder of Edemy, a startup working to provide high quality English teaching resources for […]
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TEST Application Cultivates Reading Culture for Young Cambodians

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Each year, Cambodian schools struggle to recruit enough teachers to meet the growing school-age population. The average student-teacher ratio is approximately 46 to 1, with classrooms in some provinces exceeding 62 students per instructor. The shortage is particularly acute in primary schools. This high ratio generally consumes the time teachers need to test and score […]
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Online Fundraising Gains Popularity and Delivers Results for Phare Ponleu Selpak

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By Socheata VINH Communications Assistant Development Innovations Many Cambodian civil society organizations are dedicated to identifying and solving problems for people at the grassroots level. In addition to commitment and effort, financial support is vital to sustain their work and help them deliver the best programming. As donors’ budgets decrease in Cambodia, funding is one […]
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Land Rights Platform Delivers Accessible Educational Tools and Quizzes

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Human rights education can be a challenge in Cambodia. Many Cambodian citizens have trouble understanding the official laws of the country and remain largely unaware of the rights afforded to them under domestic and international law, which leaves them unable to act on behalf of themselves and their fellow citizens. According to the Cambodian Center […]
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First Cambodian Technovation Mentor Goes to Global Pitch in Silicon Valley

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By Lydet PIDOR ICT Learning Officer Development Innovations This year, our very own ICT Learning Officer, Lydet Pidor, was invited to the U.S. to be part of the first Master Educators trained to take charge of the Technovation program in their home countries. Over three weeks in July, Lydet travelled not only to San Francisco […]
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How BarCamp Cambodia Mobilized 21,000 Tech Fans

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Chantra Be was the Social Networking Manager at Development Innovations from 2014 to 2016 and is now the Managing Partner at EmeraldHUB Co-Working and Office Space. BarCamp Phnom Penh was first organized in 2008 by a team of like-minded people led by Mr. Bun Tharum and Mr. Hor Virak, two Phnom Penh “geeks” (a word […]
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Tech Festival Showcases Technologies Made in Cambodia

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The Inno-Tech Festival was run by many groups in the technology and innovation communities and strengthened cooperation between government, civil society, private sector, and Cambodian tech users. “I am interested in the exhibition, which showcases many new technologies such as modern electronic devices. Technology is really important since it can help make our life better, […]
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