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OFIS 2013 - Cambodia (Baray)



Day 1 (27 May)
9.50am - We have landed safely in Cambodia. 

5.20pm - FIS Cambodia reported that they have arrived at hotel and everybody is well. 

As at 10.30pm 27 May, all teachers and pupils are well.
Day 2 (28 May) 4.50pm - The teams left their cemented marks in Cambodia.
Day 3 (29 May)
12.45pm - Cambodia team members are all fine and we are on our way to Baray now. 77 pupils and 8 staff all okay and physically well. Going to the school for our service soon. 

5.30pm - We have sun and more sun! But God was also good to us. Yesterday when we were doing the hard labour, God sent rain clouds to cover us and cool breeze to comfort us. He also sent light mist to freshen us up. We were just missing the rainbow! 

6.00pm - Team Cambodia has completed our lessons and games day at the school. Everyone is in high spirit. We are now on our way back to rest and have our ox cart ride to watch the sun set.
Day 4 (30 May)
9.00am - Everyone in Team Cambodia is good and well. Experienced a little shower of blessing last night. We are now having devotion and preparing ourselves for the pony cart ride to the local market later. 

1.40pm - PL-Lites hosted lunch for the orphanage kids and the disabled.
Day 5 (31 May) 4.00pm - Team Cambodia have completed our projects. We are now learning how to make noodle.
Day 6 (1 Jun) 6.00pm - The team is currently on our way to the river cruise dinner to enjoy our last evening in Cambodia.
Day 7 (2 Jun) 3.00pm - PL-Lite doing last minute packing to get ready to check in. We are on our way to back to Singapore! Flying off at 6:10pm

Gallery

Group photo of the Cambodia Team Queuing to go into the Departure Hall
At the Departure Gate of the  Changi International Airport
At the Departure Gate of the  Changi International Airport
At the Departure Gate of the  Changi International Airport
At the Departure Gate of the  Changi International Airport
At the Departure Gate of the  Changi International Airport
Cambodia Team taking off Landed safely in the Cambodian airport
Outside the Cambodian airport At the Killing Fields Having dinner after the city tour
Enjoying a hearty lunch Stocking up food and water for the next few days Team Cambodia having night debrief
Preparing for morning devotion The girls in Cambodia at devotion Traveling to Baray
Packing of hygiene pack and goodie bags for school children and needy families Our accommodation in Baray
Having lunch at the Solar Cafe  - our daily meal venue
The backyard of the Solar Cafe The villagers at Baray
PL-Lites mixing cement in Baray Village for well pavement Waiting to sign our name on the well
Some of the final outcomes
PL-Lites mixing cement Making our marks on the well pavement Group photo with the final product
Posing for the camera Food items for the needy families Night interaction with the children from Baray
Night interaction with the children from Baray
Team Cambodia at the primary school teaching Maths, English, Art and Hygiene lessons
Team Cambodia at the primary school teaching Maths, English, Art and Hygiene lessons Experiencing how the Cambodians travel in the past
Enjoying an ox cart ride The team of Vice Principal and teachers in Team Cambodia Morning devotion
Our girls helping in the kitchen to serve the rest of the team Riding on the pony PL-Lites hosted a lunch for the orphanage kids and disabled people in Cambodia
PL-Lites presenting provisions to the local villagers Getting ready for home visit Home visit on foot
PL-Lites painting the school Decorating the wall of the primary school
The wall mural of the school painted by Team Cambodia Making the OFIS mark on the wall mural Learning how to make traditional Cambodian noodles
PL-Lites at one of the household in the commune PL-Lites leaving our mark before we depart from Baray Our final well wishes for the Solar Cafe
One of the wall murals painted by Team Cambodia Team Cambodia featured in the local Cambodia newspaper PL-Lites enjoying coconut ice-cream after 5 days of Service Learning
Getting ready to check in