Today was the big day for many of our children. Home visits have been arranged for every one of our 47 residents. Most went today, others will leave tomorrow or the next day, but by the 4th of September, Wat Opot will sit empty, for the first time in nearly 20 years. Most will go […]
A while back we started cleaning up the empty space in front of the boy’s dorm. We have come a long way, but now must wait for the trees to grow and that may take a while. Yesterday the children finished the bonfire area by moving some very large rocks that will be used for […]
Here is the latest dance routine from the Wat Opot Dance group under the leadership of our volunteers Caro and Luise.
Here is the latest video on our trip to Bokor Mountain.
Hi, My name is Jean Lindsay and I come from New Zealand. This is my third visit back to Wat Opot, the last time was in 2009. Whilst planning my trip, I wanted to include some craft work that I could do with the children, something they would enjoy doing but also would be able […]
We all knew the ending of the story, long before the final chapter even began, yet we continued to read it, page by page, hoping, that somewhere in the final paragraphs, the Author of Life, would include a miracle… but He didn’t, and though we grieve, we all know, that in time, we will once again […]
The kids were super excited as always to head back to school. Who doesn’t love the first couple of days – new clothes, new backpack, crisp unmarred notebooks, long pencils with erasers intact, pens that work, and of course, new bicycles! The proud new 7th graders the first up and on their way not wanting […]