Year 2

How I Change Cambodia

Promote and Develop the Possibility of Change:

Disability Exploration

An exploration that Liger gave me was “Disability”. The exploration was divided into two parts, The Disability and the Disability Podcast. The Disability group was working on finding activities to inspire people to learn how people with disability feels. I was not there and I was in the another team which was Disability Podcast. We worked on promoting disability to other people to have a bigger idea of what it really is. There are two facilitators in this explorations. Caro and Sushi. Caro was leading a group called “Disability” and my facilitator was Sushi. Sushi is very good at technology. Sushi is also very good at arts, he knows a lot about drawing, painting, wood carving and a lot more. There were a lot of tasks that he gave us. He led us to do recording and interviewing people outside of Liger to know what their perspectives are about disability and people with disability. On our first day, we practiced a lot with recording and editing our voices. When we are good enough to move to the next stage we continued to work on what topic we wanna share to the world or specifically to Cambodians. Sushi separate us into four groups of three people. Two of them were assigned to work on their podcasts in Khmer and the other two need to publish them in English. Each team only need one main lesson that they wanted to teach people. My team worked on “Mobilituk”. We decided to work on this because we see that mobilituk has abilities to carry people with disability and carry transportations such as motorcycles and bicycles. According to a website called “”, Mobilituk is the world’s first wheelchair accessible tuk-tuk and it is a project that is made by Agile Development Group. Its existence in Phnom Penh, Cambodia make me/myself so proud to have something like this and that I never knew before. I thought that if I don’t know then I think there will be so many people out there that maybe they don’t know as well. Mobilituk is very useful but at the same time not a lot of people know about it yet. My team want to introduce mobilituk to people. We wanted to tell them that we are lucky to have this kind of mobilituk. After, we decided for the idea already, we start working on researching and exploring outside of the classroom. Disability Podcast went on trip to a lot of places. My team went to Agile Development Group to learn about how they make the mobilituk, why did they make it happen/what are their goals in the future and some basic questions like who is the owner of the company, how many projects had Agile created and a lot more.. After interviewing and recording their answers, we put those informations to our Podcast. Our group is responding for making a Podcast in Khmer so that we can share to Cambodians. Finally, the Podcast was published and people will know more about it.

Before this exploration even created, I don’t even use 00.000000001 % of my brain to think about DISABILITY topic. After this exploration created, (During the exploration) I feel positively on my thought that people with disability at least have brain like us, they have cells, they have feelings and if a lot of people hurt them because of their looks or they possibility to do something they will feel bad. I know that I can not stop people from sueing their feelings so why don’t make them happy at least. What I meant is “If, I can’t stop people from hurting their feelings I should do something else.” We know that they embarrassed them because of their look and their actions so why don’t we solve people with disabilities problems too? Maybe something like “Mobilituk”, I know they might not totally appreciate it but they would think about their existence, meanwhile, Mobilituk exist because of them which mean that they are important to the world then they would feel a ton better and warmth to accept what had made for them. Now if that happen, what do you think will happen in the future? Nothing is impossible man! We could invent more and more transportations or devices or even a flying glass that would fly to them without them trying to come by using their wheelchair at all! It is achievable that people will also accept people with disability that they are also part of the EARTH!

The Network

The Network is a play in an acting exploration. An addition to the play, there is will be a performance of what we’ve done so far to the public on the 8th of June. The play provides educations and understandings to people in socials. People use social media to communicate or for finding news and information but what they have never thought of are some essentials questions that this play provide of what the network looks like in the real world or in general. Here are some essentials that my facilitator (Alli) had thought of such as: What information bubble do I live in?, Do the Network really exist in the real world that we are living in?, How do we suppose to behave in the Network?, Could we just insult whoever we want on the Network? What is ‘real’ and when does something virtual become real?, And how does social networks affect our society both positive and negative ways?. While watching our play or performance, we would like you all to think about these kind of question. We hope whoever loves Social Network will understand more about the Network itself and that they would know how useful it is and understanding that people can express their feelings on the Network too. This play is huge, members in the exploration worked really hard to prepare that one play. We’ve divided tasks to do. Some people work on the props that need to be used in the performance, some work on designing the tickets and some work on promoting the play too. Members who needed to act in the play had to remember their scripts of course, we are not able to look at our scripts while the performance, ever!  Overall, We finished our three days of performances successfully! (Hooray) We got really good comments on our shows on those three days. We really appreciate those essential questions that Alli asked us before we started our journey. Now, we know that SNS have a very big impact on our society. Basically, social medias everywhere, and people need to create an account to catch up with the world. By that we also need to know what they are doing now, are they living in reality or in the network. You might hit or kick a person in a reality world but you can also hurt people because of your comments as well, so please be responsible of what you really mean. It really give me an idea like “Why don’t we just build a school and teach people about the impact of Social Media? That would make a lot of sense actually. Finally, I just hope at the end, people will know why do they use network and how to avoid those action of hurting people on the network!

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