On Sunday, Learning Jungle International School, the first Canadian franchise school in Cambodia, celebrated graduation with a musical performances by students to raise funds for Kantha Bopha’s Children Hospital in an event held at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra.
This event was presided over by HE Kim Sethany, secretary of state of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of Cambodia, and Ly Virak, chairman of Learning Jungle International School. Learning Jungle Cambodia has initiated an annual fundraising campaign and has donated more than $20,000 to Kantha Bopha thanks to support from parents, staff and school management.
This year, their students worked to the best of their effort to show their talents on stage through many different performances to raise funds for Kantha Bopha Hospital and help many underprivileged children who have been awaiting medical treatment. Revenues collected from the ticket sales were all donated to Kantha Bopha.
Learning Jungle has branches in 5 different countries across the globe: Canada, U.S., Philippines, Cambodia and Singapore. Learning Jungle Cambodia received the franchise from Learning Jungle Canada since 2014 and has now extended the study programs from kindergarten to elementary following Canadian Ontario curriculum and taught by qualified and experienced teachers. Learning Jungle Cambodia has two campuses: Tuol Kork preschool campus #14, St 337, Boeung Kak I(contact number 095 222 885), and Tuol Kork elementary campus in Russey Keo district of Phnom Penh (contact number 095 222 558 / 095 222 557).
Photos by Hong Menea
Mealea Lay is the front woman and swooning voice behind Miss Sarawan, the 1960s throwback musical act that has been performing around the country for