Around Wat Opot

From volunteer Olivia: Wall painting of the Preschool! In the past few days Luise, Kelly and Briar (two New Zealand volunteers) and I have been busy decorating the walls in the preschool with a wonderful result. We not only included the English alphabet but also a number of Khmer letters that (anyone who has been […]

Wat Opot Preschool

The number of children at Wat Opot change all the time. Children come and go for various reasons; some get re-integrated back into their biological families and others had a short stay after being dropped off here without really needing to.  In 2013, we had a record number of children enter and exit our doors.  […]

Git ‘er Done!

We have many volunteers who come to Wat Opot for an extended period of time with fun creative ideas in mind.  The problem is that time goes by so quickly while they are here that soon it’s time for them to say goodbye and left behind is a craft project almost finished…it is then put […]

A Day of Art

If a picture is worth a thousand words, than here is a 14,000 word essay about the Art Day held on May 1st, 2011 for our children and other children from the community outside of our gates. We are grateful to all who made this day possible, especially the Schmitz-Hille Foundation of Germany who have funded […]