news

IMG 7593

Mkak Update

A lot has been happening at Mkak since we last updated our news section. Please go to our projects page and visit the Mkak photo update section of our website
IMG 0467

Dentists visit Pichey Rangsey School

30 dentists from San Francisco and some from Australia treated 220 children during a one day visit.

Cambodia tourism: Children “for rent” by the hour?

Travel and tourism has a big role to fill in terms of alleviating poverty. The question for some countries is this: To which end? The answer, of course, depends on whether a country/destination is developed or developing.
IMG 1457

How do I view all of the latest news?

Please don't forget you can also view news and information under our 'Projects' section of the website. Go to projects - click on the country and then the organisation that interests you. We welcome input from all interested parties so if you happen to have a newsworthy story (non-political, non-religious please) then please do forward it to us for publishing consideration.
IMG 0529

Humanitus News Update

Since we last communicated through our April newsletter quite a lot has been happening which we would like to briefly bring all of our friends and supporters up to date with.

A Thank You to the Victorian PYP Network

As we head towards the end of an extremely busy 2012 school year Humanitus would like to express their heartfelt gratitude once again to the PYP network for their very generous donation of $5000 this year which will help continued support of the Mkak Primary School and their wider community.
IMG 1058

Mkak - Second Classroom for Grades 5 and 6

Mkak Primary School – New classrooms in process of being built.
School Logo

New School Logo

Denzil Sprague has designed a very impressive and apt logo/badge for the Pichey Rangsey School. At the moment the logo is on their sports uniforms however it will eventually be on their school uniforms at only $1 per badge.
School Football Excursion 19

School Soccer Team Excursion

On the 6th October 40 would be football stars from Pichey Rangsey School went on a school excursion to the Navy training centre near Phnom Penh for football training, a pork and rice lunch and to later watch a practice match played by the Cambodian Eagles Football Team.
Fi Pitchey Rangsey School4

Pichey Rangsey School Visit

In June 2012 Ms Fiorella Soci from Caulfield Grammar School visited the Pichey Rangsey School. We were very pleased to receive such wonderful feedback from Fiorella and would like to share her message and photos with you.
DSC01189

Mkak - Centre for Learning and Development

We are starting to get very excited about the outfitting of the new library at Mkak Primary School. This building will also house the Humanitus Centre for Learning and Development.
Toilets1

Mkak - Second Toilet Block Completed

We received news some time ago that construction of the second toilet block at Mkak Primary school had been completed and are happy to be able to share the photos with our supporters.
IMG 1068

Mkak - Organic Farm Learning Centre

By following the link in this article you can view some photos of the one hectare organic farm - an integral part of the Humanitus Centre for Learning and Rural development.
Dscf2549a

Lontung - Letter from Angus Carnegie for August Fundraiser

Greetings from North Sumatra, Indonesia. Celine and I, on behalf of the schools Humanitus has assisted here would like to thank you all for your continued generous support. Every dollar that you have been able to contribute has been incredibly valuable to the underprivileged chidren here and in Cambodia.

Melbourne student completes run to raise funds for Mkak

Humanitus received some very inspiring news recently. The initiative of an 8 year old Melbourne student to help SE Asian children less fortunate than her has impressed us beyond words.
FP1

Mkak - Footscray Primary School becomes 'Sister School'

In August 2012 Piseth Luon and Jeffrey Richards were invited to visit Footscray Primary School by the Principal, Mr Philip Fox.
Cycling Route 640

Mkak - Cycling against poverty in Cambodia

While settling into their first year at Monash, two passionate students are planning to cycle their way across Cambodia later this year to raise funds for children and families living in poverty.
DSC 0211

Caulfield Grammar School 2012 Fundraising

On Friday 31st August Jeffrey Richards and Sally Cordner were invited to the Junior School Malvern Campus of Caulfield Grammar for their assembly. Both were aware that the students had been involved in some fund raising activities however, there was an air of secrecy about it. With great anticipation, Jeffrey and Sally took their seats in front of all the students from Prep to Year 6 and waited for a very special moment to arrive.

New report 'Off the Rails - AusAID and the Troubled Cambodian Railways Project

A new report released by AID/WATCH, has revealed that an AusAID supported railway rehabilitation project in Cambodia has led to the displacement of hundreds of people and prompted the near shut-down of civil society.

Orphanage tourism: help or hindrance?

Monica Pitrelli investigates the impact of tourists visiting orphanages in Cambodia.
School Football Day6

Pichey Rangsey - School Football Day

Denzil's cousin recently visited the Pichey Rangsey School.
PR Cambodia Healthcare2a

Pichey Rangsey - Denzils report on medical treatment for Grade 4 student

Another health incident arose recently with a happy ending. Here is Denzil's report ...

An Australian 'Flying to the Rescue' of Kids in Cambodia

An Australian 'Flying to the Rescue' of Kids in Cambodia—Denzil Sprague on Rod McNeil.TV
Sumatra Lontung 3

Humanitus Directors visit to Lontung School, Sumatra

During a recent visit to Lontung School on Samosir Island in Sumatra, Humanitus Directors were delighted to find some very happy students and teachers.
School Jan 2012 1 8A

Pichey Rangsey - English Class Awards Day

On Sunday Juanuary 1st 2012 a special party was held for the students of teacher....
Copyrights © 2003 - 2017 & All Rights Reserved by Humanitus Foundation Inc