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

(May 2003)

Number of School: 54
Name of School: The Freshfields School
Name of Donor: Freshfields Corporation
Location of School
Province: Kampot
District: Banteay Meas
Commune: Sdech Kung Khan
Village: Rom Peurn
Status: Complete
Start of construction: June 29, 2000
End of construction: December 27, 2000
District Population: 85,359
Student Body: 230 (761 whole school)
Teaching Staff: 15
Classrooms: 4
Average student per class: 45
Distance from city: 140 km
Travel Time: 3 hrs 45 min

(May 2003)

In Their Own Words . . .

Som Chrean is the deputy director of the Freshfields School
Meng Sovann is thirteen years old and is in the fourth grade at the Freshfields school
Puth Tun is fourty-nine years old. He is a farmer.
Som Chrean # 54
Meng Sovann # 54
Puth Tun # 54