Six child care teachers of CYK childcare centers visited five childcare centers and pre-schools in Thailand at the beginning of January 2012. They discussed what to learn and the ideal vision and environment of their childcare centers to be in 10 years. They visited five centers and pre-schools as Parai village childcare centers where CYR, … Read More
Early Childhood Care and Education Department (ECCD) of MoEYS organized the training for new community pre-school teachers in August. It was conducted at Kratie, Takeo, Kampot provinces for 140 participants from10 provinces. CYK cooperated it and donated a set of 10 childcare play materials/games for all the participants. Our staff explained the aims and usage … Read More
From July 2011, CYK cooperated with the staffs of CEDAC, local agricultural NGO on raising fish. Beung Kyang supporting committee members and cooks of our community childcare centers took responsibility to raise fish to generate more income in order to be self-reliant in the operation of both childcare centers. They participated well the training including … Read More
Hol pidan is a very special elaborately designed pictorial silk textile. It symbolizes the profoundness and excellence of skills of Cambodian ikat weaving. It is distinguished from other silk textiles by its design of narrative scenes, which often relate to Buddhism. However many antique pidans have been destroyed or taken away overseas and there are … Read More
CLC building has been built more than 10 years. Now it is getting old and dangerous for community people, weavers and CYK staff when we worked in this building. Under the assistance of ILBS, this building was repaired. All weavers and staff felt safety and convenience for their work.
On 2 September 2015, weaving project manager went to follow weaving skill graduates in Samroang district, Takeo province near Chiso Mountain. Ms. Sao Sopheap is the one who is successful in continuing her weaving skill to support her family. She can complete making warps 15 looms for small scarf and 5 looms for silk cloth … Read More
The year of 2013 is the second year of Indigo dye Training in Konpong cham. After the 1 month training of indigo dye making and actual dying practice, the seven participants in the community are eagerly practiced the assigned work of cotton dying for four months. By practicing regularly, all of the participants could get … Read More
CYK organized Pidan, pictorial ikat silk training course for three months from April 2014. Four skilled young weavers participated it. They learned different patterns of traditional pictorial ikat silk weaving in three months. The most difficult and time consuming part of producing Pidan is tying complicated patterns. In this course, their assigned pattterns have 59 … Read More
CYK tries to dye various natural colors and new combinations of them with pale color background. Recently many beautiful color combinations were created. Weavers tried new way of dying with traditional Khmer ikat patterns.
CYK started Pidan Exhibition at the Insider Gallery of Intercontinental Hotel in Phnom Penh on April 24, 2014. Twelve pidans are exhibited this time. Most of them are CYK’s graduates’ Works. CYK conducts Pidan course of three months for advanced weavers at the weaving training center in Takeo Province. Weaving Pidan Article also published on … Read More