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Kids Helping Kids

Kila Ung, an eighth grade student and daughter of GLEF Founder, Kilong Ung, partnered with GLEF to build a basketball court for students in Cambodia. Kila recognized the potential these courts provide, and chose to focus her school-year project toward raising … Continue reading

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GLEF’s Newest School Opens!

Our second school, Koh Broteal Elementary in Pursat Province, Cambodia, opened its new doors on Oct. 2, 2013. The new, five-classroom building is where over 140 first-fourth grade students learn. The student body is expected to increase in the near … Continue reading

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Gala Benefit = GLEF’s Third School!

We were honored to have former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., author of the memoir “Golden Bones”and Khmer Rouge Genocide Survivor Mr. Sichan Siv give our keynote speech, sharing thoughts about the significance of our work. GLEF partners were also … Continue reading

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Next School Buildings

GLEF is planning back-to-back school building projects for the first time! The groundbreaking ceremony forPhoum Bourn Svay Klaing Elementary School in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia took place Jan. 15, 2014. Construction of Soeur Village Elementary School is slated for 2015. … Continue reading

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Buy a Book & Help Build a School

Wordstock Book Fair 2013 is October 5-6, 2013 and GLEF will have a special table featuring various award-winning authors who each detail their personal stories of surviving the Khmer Rouge Genocide. Each author will graciously donate half their proceeds of … Continue reading

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Âng School Water Tanks & Basketball Court

The first GLEF school, Âng School in Battambang, Cambodia is going on its second year and students and staff are fully enjoying it. The village water tanks, which were graciously donated by the Rotary Club of Tualatin (Oregon, USA), have also been installed and … Continue reading

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Zumba Benefit Party Sat July 27, 2013

Register online today for Golden Leaf Education Foundation’s (GLEF) Zumba Benefit Party! All those that register prior to event day will be entered in a drawing to win 2 free tickets to GLEF’s A Magical Night in Cambodia taking place Aug 3, … Continue reading

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Food, Music and Dance “A Magical Night in Cambodia” Aug 3, 2013

In three weeks, Golden Leaf Education Foundation (GLEF) will be having its 4th annual gala benefit, A Magical Night in Cambodia on Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at the Ainsworth Event Center at the Scottish Rite in Portland, Oregon. Purchase tickets online today! Event Updates: Joining our emcee … Continue reading

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Cambodia (in Portland, OR) Aug. 3—Gala Benefit

Want to experience Cambodia without having to booking a flight? In less than a month, Golden Leaf Education Foundation (GLEF) will be having its 4th annual gala benefit, A Magical Night in Cambodia on Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 at the Ainsworth Event Center at … Continue reading

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Zumba Benefit Party July 27!

Register today for Golden Leaf Education Foundation’s (GLEF) Zumba Benefit Party on Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Mt. Scott Community Center in Portland, Oregon! Tickets are $10 each.  All ages are welcome to attend this unique fundraising event. Zumba is … Continue reading

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