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 Bor Yakhar Nippon Foundation School (August, 2001)

Number of School:
Name of School:
The Bor Yakhar Nippon Foundation School
Name of Donor:
The Nippon Foundation
Location of School
District: Pailin
Commune: Pak Yakha
Village: Roang Chak
Status: Complete
Start of construction: May 25, 2000
End of construction: December 27, 2000
District Population: 21,178
Teaching Staff: 5
Student Body: 313
Classrooms:  4
Average students per class: 35
Distance to school from Phnom Penh: 367 km
Travel Time: 2 days (dry season)
Solar Panels: Yes

Children playing in front of the school.  (August, 2001)

In Their Own Words. . .

Ms. Sok Kem San is the Director of The Bor Yakhar Nippon Foundation School
Ros Srey Mom, 12 years old, is a pupil at the school
Neung Sophal, a 13-year-old second grade student at the school
Mr. Bee Pom is a farmer and father of two children at the school
Sok Kem San # 39
Ros Srey Mom # 39
Neung Sophal # 39
Bee Pom # 39