Changes 2012

Life is full of changes and although I sometimes dream of the day when I can just sit back and relax, without my mind having to think about what step should be taken next, I know that as long as I am able, I will most likely continue making changes. Wat Opot is a reflection […]

Creative Learning Center – Puzzle

The International Book Center in Phnom Penh is a great multiple story book/stationary store.  On the third floor they have many puzzles and games as well as shelf after shelf of puzzles and workbooks.  The Creative Learning Center (CLC) acquired most of its educational supplies from this store.  We have had a 1,000-piece puzzle for […]

HKUST Students Visit

We were very privileged again to have students, from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, spend a day with our children last week. We started with a hike up to the top of Chisol Mountain, where the view at this time of year is spectacular.   After returning to campus, the group had […]

Aunt Winnie’s Place

My Aunt Winnie died back in 2008 and to my family’s surprise, she left $17,000.00 in her will for the Wat Opot Children’s Community. We used the money to finish building what was then our school building. Over the years our program has changed but the building has been in constant use from its beginning. […]