Saturday, December 08, 2007

2007 Budget Balance and Expense

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Dear Members and Generous,

Below is the latest balance of our fund in 2007 for Global Cambodian Online Friends Organization (GCOFO). According to below chart, current outstanding budget is 1038.54CAD & 30US

I will leave for Cambodia soon (may be January 2008). The below budget will be used for following projects:

  1. Digging well for villagers in remote area, each cost about $300US (may be one or two wells)
  2. Purchase study materials such as note-books, pens, pencils, rulers to give to students in remote schools in primary, secondary and high school such as in Kompung Kdey College (about 1500 students), Watt Ksach Phum O (about 500 students)
  3. If we are left some budget, we will offer to Khmer Youth Education Buddhist Center for the project: Youth Leadership Capacity Building

Note: we apologize that this budget cannot buy rice for poor family, because this season, Cambodian peoples mostly have sufficient rice from recent harvesting.

If you wish to your share your generosity and kindness to supplement the below budget, please donate online directly to Youth Education Buddhist Center on Paypal ( or this website: or send directly to: Ven. Sophan Seng, 7011 Ogden Rd. SE, Calgary, AB, T2C 1B5, Canada

Note: Thank you very much for your kind compassion towards destitute Cambodian peoples. All donations will not be used for transportation or any other expenses. It will be used for each mentioned projects only.

Please, give me some advises if you have something to tell before all those projects are in place.

Record of Fund Raising for the Whole Year of 2007






Dhamma Online 2005 (Ven.Sophan)



20 x 12


Rithy Pan



33.42 x 12


Dejkun2005 (Ven.Hong)



10 x 12


MM Sweetflower

(received January 20, 2007)

Rice for poor families

300 x 1


Sam Ath Lim (January 6,07)


47.50 x 1


Mahadhammika(May 16,07)



12.5 x 12


Ly Mao (Sept. 23, 2007)

Rice for poor

20 x 1


Eam Phalla & Husband

Rice for poor

10 x 1











Helped buy rice for poor families through Mom Sonongdo (Beehive Radio)


July 20, 2007



Current Outstanding Budget




GCOFO team

Cheer & Peace!

Sunday, November 18, 2007

Cambodian Online Friends Connection

Dear Dhamma Friends,

I am really busy not to have enough time to keep in touch and update our activities about our missions to fulfill our objectives. Surely, it is really hard to keep in touch as our work mostly relying on distant community. But through our efforts, the advanced technology of modern internet can help us operating some ongoing activities such as Dhamma online talk through both yahoo messenger and paltalk chat room. This activity has satisfied as it has been expanded and lasted since 2001.

Also, some of our members can still donate the monthly member fee. Some are donating every month, but some have given full amount of the year period (2007).

I will try to take time to update our fiscal budget in 2007. As 2006 is passed away and I had already updated the expense. 2007 and 2008 would be another challenge for us to unite together how can we use our utmost effort to make a change in Cambodia.

Our main commissions are not changed. We try to help share our capacity to enhance: 1) youth leadership capacity building in Cambodia through Youth Education Buddhist Center, 2) help buy rice for poor and desperate families, 3) help buy school materials for poor children and remote schools, and 4) help improve life of street children and orphans.

Previously, we have achieved some of them according our limited charity and budget. We can not hope to help them with all needs, but at least we can make a small impact on them.

I apologize for any inconvenience and please advise me for any shortcomings as you has seen.

P.B. Ven. Sophan

Thursday, July 26, 2007

Donation to help poor people in Cambodia and othe short report

Hi Everybody,
  1. From the effort of our Cambodian Global Online Friend Organization (CGOFO) to achieve our essential goals that at least there are two focusing things we have prioritized:
    Organize Dhamma Online Chat Room in both Yahoo Messanger and Paltalk to deliver the knowledge of Compassion, Loving-kindness, Non-violence and Peace. We are proud that from that first initiative has lasted to present or we can say from at least the middle of 2004 continues to the present, the Dhamma Live Chat Room, Mutual Understanding and Harmonious Socializing have been ongoingly carrying out.
  2. Collect the money from our generous members to help leverage and supporty poor Cambodian people through buying rice for destitute family and study tools for children. We also collect donation to help supplement the program of Youth Education Buddhist Center for their mission to help build Youth Leadership Capacity Building.

On behalf of CGOFO's members, I am grateful and thankful to your help and supporting. The year of 2006 has been passed and the year of 2007 has arrived; there are several members of our online community have continuously supported our projects. We are eagerly appealing to all of you pay close attention to share your generosity and compassion to our beloved Cambodian compatriots in any way and any capacity that you can! Especially, renew your kind support in the fiscal year of 2007. We also extend our sincere gratitude to those who are continuously supporting our projects!

Please, see below statement of our donation to Cambodia that those money are from your previous generios collection:

  1. Donated US200$ to Mom Sonando, manager of Beehive Radio to sustain Buddhism in July 20, 2007

2. Proof of sending American Saving Bank transfered to Khmer Youth Education Buddhist Center Account in Cambodia to help supplementing Youth Ordination Camp Project in April 1-10, 2007. We sent US1575$ in that time.

Thank you very much and wish you all success in the pursuit of life happiness and prosperity.

CGOFO's teamwork

Saturday, July 21, 2007

Interesting documentary of Cambodia

Lonely Planet of Cambodia - Cambodia Today - Cambodia Voyage

Jewel in Jungle - Angkor Wat - Wonder of the World

Saturday, June 30, 2007

Interesting Khmer Rouge Videos

Silent Sentinels - Coward's War

Return to Year Zero?

The Killing Field - Top Story Ever Told about The Tragedy of a Doubtful Regime

Waiting for Cambodia

Inside the Khmer Rouge

A Tribute to Cammunism

Friday, April 06, 2007

Happy New Year of 2551 to all of you, family and Khmer nationals





Khmer Poem: How Can I Survive? - by Mom Sonando

Friday, March 30, 2007

Invitation for Meeting to focus on annual report

Dear Dhamma Friends,
You are invited to join the meeting of our Cambodian Global Internet Friend Organization following bellow date and agenda:
- Saturday, March 31, 2007 at 1:00 PM Eastern Zone in Yahoo Messenger's Preah Thor Room.

1. Overview our previous activities
2. Annual ballance report of 2006
3. Incorporation with Khmer Youth Education Buddhist Center as our main partner in Cambodia and fund their coming Youth Ordination Camp Project
4. Conclusion

Thank you very much for your previous support and compassion toward of Cambodian compatriots.

See you there!
All the Best
GCIFO's Teamwork
Notes: please see attached file (the report of 2006)

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Khmer Lady: Angelina Jolie, Prad Pitt and Their Children

Angelina, Maddox, Shiloh, Zahara, Prad Pitt

Unique face of Shiloh, daughter of Jolie and Pitt: She might become a great actress in the future

Jolie and her new adopted 3-years-old-son from Vietnam: Pax Thien Jolie

Pitt in his Khmer fashion carried Maddox walking in the rice field of Cambodia

This is life style of ordinary Cambodian people in rural area

Maddox looked at the lebel: beware of mines which illustrates Maddox there

Khmer Women Boxer: elbow, knees and head (BBC)

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Annual Report of 2006: activities, contributions and budgetary ballance

Dear Dhamma Friends:
Below is our GCFO's values, vision, mission, and the result of actitivies. We are grateful to your continual contribution to make a better for Cambodian poor families, orphanages, poor students and development of Cambodian Youth for their hopeful future. Thank you very much !

List name of donors, date of donation and ballance
Expenditure and Ballance 1

Expenditure and Ballance 2

Friday, March 09, 2007

Annual Report Meeting of GCFO

Dear Everyone,
On behalf of Global Cambodia Online Friends Organization's Committee, I would like to inform that:
Global Cambodian Online Friends Organization has contribute the donation to a several projects in cambodia since 2006. This donation has been sent from the donor everywhere.
In order to report all activities that the organinzation have been done, We wold like to invite everyone to attend in our meeting on Sunday, March 11, 2007 at 1:00 PM Eastern Zone in Yahoo Messenger's Preah Thor Room and on Sunday,March 18, 2007 at 8:00 PM Eastern Zone in the same room. We will also discuss about incoming project.
Your value attending will give us a fruitfull Result.
As this information, Please join with us on these Sunday!
Annual Report about Donation in 2006
Incoming Project in 2007
Idea to improve our organization.
Best Regards
Rithy Phan
YEBC Team Work

Saturday, February 10, 2007