At the Buddhist Center of New England on West Clifford Street in Providence, RI, students from the community gather for their summer weekend sessions learning the Cambodian language and Buddhist religion.
Buddhist Center of New England
Young student walks to open the gate for others to enter the temple on West Clifford Street in Providence, RI.
Venerable Yieng teaches the Khmer consonants.
Young student goes up to the easel to recite the Khmer consonants in front of his classmates.
Venerable Yieng teaches the students the Khmer vowels.
Students listens on while Venerable Yieng teaches the Khmer lesson.
Rhode Island College student, Kimleang Heng, 20, speaks with THE KHMERICAN about her experiences with learning how to read and write in the Cambodian language.
The class prepares to work on an assignment given by the monks.
Students work together on a class assignment.
Venerable Yan Vichet helping out a student on her work in class.
Students working together in class.
Student practices writing Khmer words in her notebook.
Buddha statues placed in the front of the altar inside the temple.
Female students praying to the Buddha in the back row.
The monks and students at the Buddhist Center of New England in Providence posing in a group photo for THE KHMERICAN.