Cambodian Girls Aim to Bridge Parent-Child Communication Gap With Innovative App

Washington – Ung Pechata has always dreamed big.

The 12-year-old Cambodian had wanted to become an architect or inventor, but a technology competition has given her a new goal: solving social problems through technology.

Poun Pok, Pechata’s mother, is a communications officer at the European Union delegation in Phnom Penh.

When she suggested Pechata join the Technovation program, she thought it would be a way for her daughter to “kill time” at the weekends.

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