News from La Salle Cambodia December 2016
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Every year the Brothers in Cambodia welcome serveral groups of Lasallian volunteers who want to serve poor students in La Salle Ponthum school. This month, the Brothers welcomed a group Lasallian youth from Australia. The following text was sent by Brother John Thuan from Cambodia which informs remarkable activites at his community for this month, December, 2016
1. The young volunteers come from Australia
In last time, from
November 24 to December 2, community Pothum Lasalle (Cambodia) has welcomed a
group of St. John College volunteers
from Australia. Its group has 16 members including 3 teachers.
While they serve in school, they have
activities such as teaching English, music, sports and arts. Most of them are
high school students, they had worked very hard and sociable with the students.
Many students to enroll (approximately 150
students). In addition to teaching, they also point to the exchange of good
students with gifts although these gifts are not great value but to encouraged
the learning spirit of students.
They also had a football match with the
students of boarding house Boeng Tumpun and did traditional meal of Australia with the
2. Project Green Vitamins and Nutrients
On December 12, Mr. Liew from Singapore to help
our community project to plant fresh
vegetables. The name "Project Green Vitamins and Nutrients". The
purpose of helping the brothers can provide fresh vegetables for the school and
community. Project completed within 4 days with the help of the brothers and
3. The visitation of Brother Felix
In the same time, the community welcomed
Brother Felix and Brother Anh Quan. Brothers visited and met the brothers in
the community. Brother Felix also visited the boarding house in Boeng Tum pun. The
visit was short, but also shows the brotherhood, solidarity between the brothers
throughout the world.
4. Celebrate Christmas
To celebrate Christmas, the brothers had
organized for the students of La Salle Pothum a meal and offer some Christmas gifts. Santa Claus
"Đức" on the bike was carrying gifts and presents to the students.
The faces of the excitement and joy when they receive Christmas gifts, the
Brothers also guide them to thank you Child Jesus in the manger, then, let them
go home with the feeling happy and very joyful.
Br John Thuan