Rural Schools Project Items and Price List

Build a School Build a brand new three-room school furnished with desks, chairs, blackboard and toilets: $45,000 Build a brand new five-room school furnished with desks, chairs, blackboard and toilets: $75,000 Build an additional classroom furnished with desks

Rural Schools Project Items and Price List

Build a School and Put Your Name On It

Build a brand new three-room school furnished with desks, chairs, blackboard and toilets. $45,000
Build a brand new five-room school furnished with desks, chairs, blackboard and toilets. $75,000
Sponsor and name a school that was built with co-financed funding whose construction is completed: $15,000. (Please contact us soon if interested. We have a limited number of available completed schools built with co-financing.) $15,000
Adopt an existing rural school whose construction was sponsored by another donor and add any of the enhancements listed below. The only costs are enhancements the sponsor wishes to support. The sponsorship will be prominently acknowledged.

Add Value to a Rural school

Add improvements to a school that you built or adopt an existing school and provide additional education opportunities.

Computers and English Training Program

Here are some suggested configurations for adding computers and internet for the English and Computer training program :
Set up with one Desktop computer and GPRS (minimum requirement)

– One set of three solar panels $1,200
– One Desktop computer $550
– GPRS internet connection to one computer with one year subscription $300
– A normal English/computer teacher salary one year $2,990
$5,840
Set up with two Desktop computers and GPRS

– Two Desktop computers $1,100
– Two sets of three solar panels $4,000
– GPRS internet connection to one computer with one-year subscription $300
– A normal English/computer teacher salary one year $2,990
Ongoing costs:
– Annual renewal for a normal English/Computer teacher $2,990
– Annual renewal of GPRS internet connection $280
$8,390
Set up with five Desktop computers and Optical Fiber connection

– Five Desktop computers $2,750
– Electricity cost per year $600
– Optical Fiber connection to multiple computers with one year subscription $760
– English/computer teacher (Hub master) salary one year $3,600
Ongoing costs:
– Annual renewal for the English/Computer teacher (Hub master) $3,600
– Annual renewal for Optical Fiber connection $660
– Annual renewal for electricity $600
$7,710
Adopt an existing rural school whose construction was sponsored by another donor and add any of the enhancements listed below. The only costs are enhancements the sponsor wishes to support. The sponsorship will be prominently acknowledged.
Additional Desktop computer

A Desktop computer set runs on an Open Source Khmer-language operating system
$550 per unit
Additional solar panels

A set of three panels can power up to one Desktop computer for eight hours a day.
$1,200 per set

Victory Vegetable Garden

Meals cooked with vegetables grown in the vegetable garden are served before classes. The initial set up of the garden includes preparing the soil for growing vegetables, seeds, fertilizer, construction of a kitchen, utensils, cooking ingredients and the salaries of one gardener and one cook for two years.

Ongoing costs after the second year:

Annual support from the third year for seeds, fertilizer, cooking ingredients and the salaries of the cook and gardener is $2,200

$8,250

Water Well

A well provides water for drinking to the students, teachers, residents of the village and supplies water to the vegetable garden. Our wells are drilled by a certified professional well driller and guaranteed to supply water. The cost of drilling varies on the depth of the well and we will provide an estimate upon your request.

$2,200 to $3,000

School Nurse

A licensed school nurse recruited from a local clinic promotes health education and gives students regular health check-ups. These features contribute to reduced student malnutrition, increased attentiveness and raised

$5,900 annually

Library

A stand-alone library filled with selected Khmer-language books that include fiction,

non-fiction and reference books. Libraries are equipped with bookshelves, large tables and chairs where students can enjoy reading in a quiet, comfortable environment during their free time. The English/computer teacher manages the library:

– Building and furniture: $15,000
– Age-appropriate Khmer-language fiction, non-fiction and reference books: $3,000

$18,000

Water Filters

Hagar water-filters can be added to classrooms to provide clean drinking water to the students and teachers

$300 for two filters

School supplies

Many families of students cannot afford to buy school supplies for their children. A stationery set includes a notebooks, pencils, pens, eraser, ruler and pencil sharpener.

$1.50 per set

Sports equipment

Students love to play sports but they lack equipment. A sports equipment set that is shared by all the students in a school include two soccer balls, two volleyballs and a volleyball net.

$ 80 per set

Digital Camera

Digital photographs are a wonderful way to record the activities of a school. A digital camera donated to a school allows the English/computer teacher to take photos and e-mail them to the donor.

$220

Printer

– Printer ($140)
– Printer Cartridge ($60)
– Paper supply ($20)

$220

English Language CDs, CD player and set of speakers

CDs of recordings by native English speakers to supplement the Let’s Go textbooks are used during English instruction to help students develop listening and speaking skills.

$120

White board and white board pens

– White board: $30
– 10 white board markers: $20

$50

Wall clock

$12

Bookcase for the classroom

$165

Books for the bookcase

Selected age-appropriate fiction, non-fiction and reference books to supplement student learning. Students may borrow these books and read them during their free time and teachers can use them to aid their teaching. Suggested budget is $100 to $300.

$100 to $300

Textbooks

Textbooks to supplement the few that are available to a school. Each of our schools have different requirements depending on the grades taught and number of students. Please contact us for information.

Delivery cost for donated items

Currently there are no reliable commercial delivery services within Cambodia that can deliver items to our remote rural schools. If our staff needs to make a special trip to to deliver items, we may ask the donor to pay for the delivery cost.

Updated on June 28th, 2016