Updates from Johnathan Lalonde

Johnny in Cambodia Jan 2014

I celebrated my 25th birthday on November 27th. It was my first birthday that I celebrated outside of Canada. What an experience! We all had cake and ice cream at the Women Center. It was a very happy day and I found out that all the kids love ice cream. In the evening I celebrated…

Johnny in Cambodia Oct 2013

When a boyfriend or a husband unexpectedly finds out that he is going to be a father, a common first question asked is, “Is it mine?”. This happens when there are doubts in the relationship or suspected foul play. Five years ago, Srey Ny’s boyfriend did not believe that he was the father of the…

Johnny in Cambodia Sept 2013

It was a regular trip to the Psar Die Huy (Dirty Market) for a couple of friends of Teen Challenge. It was crowded and noisy when they heard an all to familiar sound. Amongst the hustle and bustle they heard the cry of a woman begging, asking for money. Her hair was a mess, her…

Johnny in Cambodia Aug 2013

Have you ever been reunited with a good friend or someone special in your life after not seeing them in awhile? Last year I met Sremoa(left) and Haan(right) living on the street in Phnom Penh. Yoeun(my partner) and I asked if we could join them on the sidewalk. They cleared a spot for us and…