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

The Bel Canto School

Number of School: 319
Name of School: The Bel Canto School
Name of Donor: Neva Rego and Betty Grierson
Location of School
Province: Kandal
District: Kandal Steung
Commune: Tien
Village: Kraing
Status: Complete
Start of construction: January 12, 2007
End of construction: June 27, 2007
Student Body: 185
Teaching Staff: 11
Classrooms: 5
Average Students per class: 36
Distance from city: 25 km from Phnom Penh
Travel Time: 45 minutes

The Bel Canto School building, August, 2009

Opening Ceremony

In Their Own Words. . . 

Khiev Samedy, 38, the principal at the Bel Canto School
Khim Verakyouth, 14, a seventh-grade student
Em Sokchea, 14, an eighth grade student
Chhum Socheata, 38, a villager with a son at the new school.
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