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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
Byline: Aimie Pardas
RAJ Ridvan Singh from Malaysia became the youngest achiever for Asean Microsoft Certified Professional at 16. A year later, he became the youngest Asean Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer. Now at 22, you would expect him to be in any of the top technology firms in the world, but instead, he is getting recognition for his work in Cambodia where he is helping to transfer skills and knowledge to other youths.
In a project started by his father six years ago, Science of Life Systems 24/7 (SOLS 24/7) is Cambodia's largest provider of non-formal education. Conducted at the grassroots level, SOLS is a two-year comprehensive training and boarding system that provides useful education on life skills as well as English, Microsoft Word and Excel skills, leadership and character training.
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