Cambodia: Hyo Jeong Character Education
by Tang Kimsruy, YSP Cambodia
On June 11, 2018, Youth and Students for Peace (YSP)-Cambodia partnership with the FFWPU-Cambodia organized a 1-day seminar on “Hyo Jeong Character Education: Youth and Students for Peace” for 640 high school students to set up a clear guideline for keeping purity and life goal as they are preparing to enter universities.
Rev. Chamroeun Sophal, the president of the FFWPU-Cambodia introduced the importance of keeping purity before marriage which is the core principle of Father and Mother Moon, who have been teaching throughout the years. Rev. Sophal asked all 640 high school students to rise up and raise their right hand to vow the pure love pledge to keep purity before marriage.
It was an unforgettable experience for those youngsters who are living in the society which the teaching on keeping purity or building a happy family is not including in the school’s curriculum. To further the significance of the importance of keeping purity before marriage, Dr. Tang Kimsruy, Secretary General of YSP-Cambodia introduced on the relationship of Keeping Purity and the Life Goal for the Future. He affirmed that “when we absolutely obey the True Parents’ teaching about keeping purity, we will achieve a true happiness.”
The school principal recognized the importance of Hyo Jeong Character Education and Keeping Purity for youth and students. He requested YSP and FFWPU to come back and to teach more to the students.