Rural Schools Program

Build a rural school or adopt an existing school and enhance it with computer training, English lessons, vegetable gardens and more! Give children of the rural poor areas of Cambodia opportunities for a better education and brighter life.

Rural Schools and List of Donors

(December, 2001)

Number of School: 107
Name of School: The Santhipeap Nippon Foundation School
Name of Donor: The Nippon Foundation  
Location of School
Province: Battambang
District: Samlot
Commune: Sung
Village: Kan Chhaing
Status: Complete
Start of Construction: August 10, 2000
End of Construction: February 1, 2001
District Population: 978
Student Body: 225
Distance from Phnom Penh: 371 km
Travel time: 2 days
Teaching Staff: 7
Classrooms: 5
Average students per room: 40

Students playing jump-rope during recess at school.
(December, 2001)

In Their Own Words. . . 

Mr. Son Seurn is the director of the Santhipeap Nippon Foundation School.
Thuy Thea is an 11-year-old third grade student at the Santhipeap Nippon Foundation School. 
Seung Pros is a 13-year-old first grade student at the Santhipeap Nippon Foundation School. 
Mr. Ob Rin is a villager living near the Santhipeap Nippon Foundation School. 
Son Seurn # 107
Thuy Thea # 107
Seung Pros # 107
Ob Rin # 107