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

Construction was just finishing on the signboard, roof and flagpole as the school opened. (September, 2001)

Number of School: 71
Name of School: The Taiko Iwase School
Name of Donor: Taiko Iwase
Location of School
Province: Sihanoukville
District: Khan Prey Nup
Commune: Samrong
Village: O Tra Chak Cheat
Status: Complete
Start of Construction:  March 17, 2001
End of Construction: October 6, 2001
Student Body: 240
Distance from Phnom Penh: 207 km
Travel Time (dry/wet seasons): 4:00 / 4:30
Teaching Staff: 6
Classrooms: 4
Average students per class: 40

The signboard on the side of the school. It reads ” Donated by Taiko Iwase and Social Fund, 2001.” (September, 2001)

Students inspecting the new building as it nears completion.(September, 2001)

In Their Own Words. . . 

Mr. Chhim Saroeun is the director of he Taiko Iwase School.
Chuon Saron is a 15-year –old fourth grade student.
Suon Rady is a 15-year-okd fifth grade student at the Taiko Iwase School.
Mr. Kong Veak is a farmer living near the new school building.
Chhim Saroeun # 71
Chuon Saron # 71
Suon Rady # 71
Kong Veak # 71