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

(Apr. 2001)

Number of School:
Name of School:
The Akiko Okayama School
Name of Donor:
Akiko Okayama
Location of School
Svay Rieng
District: Kampong
Commune: Samlei
Village: Prey Mneas
Start of  Construction: March 18, 2000
End of Construction: September 20, 2000
District Population: 63,915
Student Body: 703
Teaching Staff: 8
Classrooms: 4
Solar Panels: Yes
Distance from Phnom Penh: 165 km
Travel Time: 4 hours (dry season)
5 hours (wet season)

The signboard reads: “Donated by AKIKO OKAYAMA
and The Social Fund 2000” (Apr. 2001)

(Apr. 2001)

Chhem Nher, the school director (Apr. 2001)

A Letter of Thanks from the School Community

In Their Own Words. . . 

Ten Sok, the first grade teacher
Chheum Som Ol, a six grade student
Ton Chy, a villager
Mr. Pheng Sary, deputy director of The Akiko Okayama School
Sam Nang, a fourth grade student at the school

A Letter of Thanks from the School Community
Ten Sok # 19
Chheum Som Ol # 19
Ton Chy # 19
Pheng Sary # 19
Sam Nang # 19