On 15 November 2013, a new study center, called The Lye Family Trust Learning Center, in FLOW in Ratanakiri province was celebrated the official inauguration ceremony of the 3 room building and land slope protection. The ceremony is presided over by His Excellency Nab Bunheng, vice governor of Ratanak Kiri province, Mr. Nuon So Thero, the executive director of FLOW, and Mr. Robert Lye, the great generous donor and Managing Director of Commercial Building Projects Pty. from Australia and there were also other representatives of provincial director.
The students with their parents were very happy to joined in this celebration. They were holding the national flag to welcome arrival of our donor and the representatives.
For the beginning of the program the students sang the national song and blessing dancing to the participants
After the speech of Mr. Nuon So Thero about the build of both FLOW in Phnom Penh and Ratanakiri province through our lovely Mum Phaly, Mr. Thero also mentioned that since from the begging of FLO Ratanakiri, is the generous donation from Mr. Rick Dyck;
Mr. Rob Lye said in his speech to the participants about the reason of his decision to donate this study center. He reminded us about Mum Phaly that is one of great Cambodian woman who could bring him here. He said that Mum Phaly would be very happy to see this building if she had a life.
In his final speech, especially to the students that “the human resource is the key to develop the country”. So he wish Cambodian students would study and work harder to use their knowledge in develop their country progressively like the western countries.He promised to folow the project to see the progress.
After that they cut ribbon line to open the using of new building from that day.
H.E Nab Bunheng, Mr. Rob Lye, and Mr. Thero and some other representatives wrote into the golden record book to show that this building was opened to progress from now on.
The new school has three rooms, Vogel English Class, Vogel Computer Class and Administrative Office.