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OFIS 2015 Team Cambodia





Day 1 (18 May) 21:42pm - Team Cambodia learnt much today from the visit to the Tuol Sleng Museum and the Killing Fields of Cheung Ek (Team C1 and C4). The girls heard about the experiences from the survivor of the Khmer Rouge and has a better understanding of why Cambodia is how it is today. All is well. Thank you for keeping us in your prayers.
Day 2 (19 May) 20:06pm - Team 2 arrived in Chambok Village. They checked in into their homestay family in the afternoon and proceeded to the school for their service-learning. C1 and C3 taught English and hygiene lessons while C2 and C4 started work on their kitchen. We will be continuing on our project tomorrow. All is well.
Day 3 (20 May) 22:27pm - The girls continued their project today and taught English, hygiene and craft lessons. They are also more enthusiastic today and adapting to the environment well. They completed their target for the building of the kitchen. In the afternoon, the girls also learnt how to make bamboo bracelets from the locals. Everyone is alright. The girls will continue bamboo-craft lessons tomorrow.
Day 4 (21 May)
19:15pm - The girls completed building the dining area and also taught the village kids their bamboo craft work. They had a tast of cultural immersion of what the villagers actually ate - vegetable soup, rice and more vegetables - but the girls enjoyed it. The chef can cook very well. The girls did their reflection at the Kiricom Waterfall where they were rewarded with ice cold coke. Best tasting coke ever! The girls are back at the camp site and preparing for Cultural Night now. Energy is super high. All is well and thank you for keeping us in your prayer. 

22:50pm - Cultural night event completed. Having last briefing for tomorrow's activity. 
Day 5 (22 May) 21:41pm - We celebrated the birthday of our local guide and Bethany from Sec 3A1
Day 6 (23 Jun)
7:42am - Team C1 and Team C4 are on our way to the airport.

13:30pm - Team C1 and Team C4 landed safely in Singapore.

15:17pm - Updates on Team C2 and Team 3
We went to the Killing Fields after breakfast. After this, we went to Cambodia Light for the last teaching mission. We were entertained by the orphanage dance performance. We felt so blessed by the warm smiles and friendliness.

16:45pm - Team C2 and Team C3 are in the airport and getting ready for check in.

21:46pm - We landed safely in the Changi International Airport.

Day 1 Gallery

A group photo of Team Cambodia
Mrs Lum praying for Team Cambodia 
at the Departure gate 
Awaiting for the plane to take off
Team Cambodia C1 and C4  have arrived safely at the  Phnom Penh International Airport 
Waiting at the Departure gate A group photo of Team Cambodia (C2 & C3)
Mrs Quek briefing  Team Cambodia (C2 & C3)  before they enter the Departure gate 
Going through the FIS  Programme Booklet with the girls 
Listening intently to the briefing
Listening intently to the briefing / Team 1 debrief at the end of the day
Meal time!
Meal time!
Our teacher chaperones
The local guide sharing about his family’s experience during the Khmer Rouge at the Tuol Sheng Museum & Killing Fields of Cheung EK
Day 2 & 3 Gallery 



Dinner at Chambok
C2 and C4 starting work on the kitchen
C2 and C4 starting work on the kitchen
C2 and C4 starting work on the kitchen
Lessons with the Cambodian children by C1 and C3
Lessons with the Cambodian children by C1 and C3
Lessons with the Cambodian children by C1 and C3
PL-Lites learning how to make bamboo  rice from our local guides


PL-Lites learning how to make bamboo  rice from our local guides



Day 4 Gallery 


Planting of bamboo trees around the school
Completion of kitchen in school
Group photo of C3
Bamboo craft lessons
Reflection at Kirirom National Park Waterfall
Preparation for Cultural Night
Cultural Night