【X SERIES】The first step towards a better world is to make your homeland a better place. Such belief is direct and touching. Such decisive actions lead us to believe: positive changes come through actions. Thavry's word is a light of warmth and hope.
【X SERIES Official Release on 05.08☆ﾞ】
This is not merely a chance encounter, it's an opportunity to collaborate. Six heart-warming stories from Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia, America and Cambodia to demonstrate the power of X Synergy!
Her passion for the equality in all strands of life – of the sexes, of rich and poor, of the disabled - thread the stories together. I am pleased to have learnt about life in Cambodia from her.
Where the youth of the world are indeed our future, Thon sets an example. Her enthusiasm
against the odds she faces makes "Let it Shine! Cambodia" a heartfelt read.
This book vividly describes a beautiful journey to self-awareness through incredibly intensive personal engagement in helping the Cambodian community to develop at multiple levels. A source of inspiration on how much for humanity can be done by one single person – and she has just barely started!
—Alena Holubcová@Brno, Czech Republic—
I think this book is a wonderful resource especially for young women and girls as the story of a women who is certainly a role model.
Enter the world with an open mind and you will leave with your mind filled with new ideas on what a young leader in the Kingdom of Wonder looks like. Let It Shine! is filled with so many powerful images and reflections which counters all flaws.
—Greg Bem@Washington DC—
"Let It Shine! Cambodia!"
The first step towards a better world is to make your homeland a better place.
Thavry has been involved in various community-building work since 16; helped children in her village to read and raised awareness for a clean living environment. There are ten beautiful short stories in this small book: teaching children to draw; helping the aboriginal people to fight for their land rights against development; writing children's books to enhance literacy; leading bike tours for township clean-ups; creating happy memories for children by painting a school; and participating volunteer works for disabled children.
Her writing is honest and direct. She has a pure heart to feel for the serious problems in her society. With passion and a big smile, she seizes every opportunity to devote herself totally to make a difference. Such belief is direct and touching. Such decisive actions lead us to believe: positive changes come through actions. Thavry's word is a light of warmth and hope.
About the Author
Thavry Thon received her bachelor degree from the University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic with a major in Information Management. She was born and raised in a very simple farming family on a remote small island on the Bassac River in Cambodia. Her family always supported her and valued education very much. They encouraged her to continue her higher education. Her parents always told her that education is the key to success and will reduce poverty in Cambodia.
Thavry is currently Chief Operating Officer at Toursanak Adventures tour agency. She is also a freelance translator, author, and trip leader. Since childhood she has enjoyed drawing and writing. She has published two children’s books in 2010 and 2011 by Room to Read organization. Her drawing skills and love of art led her to work in a summer camp in Vermont, U.S.A. There she served as an arts and crafts camp counselor. She has always enjoyed traveling within her own country and internationally. She now lives in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.