Royality at Wat Opot

Princess Ouk Phalla, the wife of Prince Norodom Ranariddh, graced the Watopotians with her Royal presence.  Princess Phalla was told about Wat Opot Children’s Community by our friend Chris Hillary.  The kids are always happy to see Chris, and not only because he donated roller blades to Wat Opot a few years ago, but he’s […]

Light and Rainbows

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 […]

Jon Sochea (Lan Krome)

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 […]

First Day of school

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 […]