On the 17th June we held a Music Quiz and Raffle at Rosy Guesthouse in support of Siem Reap based literacy fund Hungry Monkey. Hungry Monkey is a literacy fund established by the owners of Ecstatic Pizza Restaurants in Siem Reap. It is a non-profit, Khmer owned project that collects donations towards the purchase of primary school library books for selected libraries in Siem Reap Province. The libraries are identified with the help of partner NGOs which work in the outlying areas of the province. These NGOs are in a good position to assess the need for reading material in the schools from their area. More information and current news about Hungry Monkey can be found on their Facebook page.
Our music quiz master Stephen is a long term supporter of the Hungry Monkey literacy fund and we were more than happy to have their NGO as the recipients for the last fundraiser before a short break for the birth of our new baby!
The mystery round for the music quiz were Khmer songs; past, present and cover versions. Despite our NGO team playing their joker cards for double points in this round and acing it they didn’t win overall. It was a fun night though with lots of singing along and brain straining to remember song titles!
Many thanks to Stephen for hosting the event and to everyone who came along and joined us for the evening. We hope you had as much fun as we did! Congratulations to all of the prize winners and thank you to our generous prize sponsors! As with all of our fundraisers entrance fees, raffle ticket sales and donations are collected entirely for the NGO. US$230 was raised for Hungry Monkey literacy fund, which is about 100 books!
We’ll be back in August with new quizzes and fundraisers, and in the meantime here’s some photos of the night…
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