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 Caramanico School

Number of School: 299
Name of School: The Caramanico School
Name of Donor: Anne and Thomas Caramanico
Location of School
Province: Ratanakiri
District: Koun Mom
Commune: Trapaing Chress
Village: Phoum Pi
Status: Complete
Start of construction: 17th June 2006
End of construction: 1st October 2006
Student body: 80
Teaching staff: 3
Classrooms: 4
Average students per room: 31
Distance from provincial capital: 40 km
Travel Time: 50 minutes from the provincial tow



This is Rebecca Bonnell, 88 years old, the mother of Anne Caramanico, the donor of the Caramanico School, who has generously volunteered to donate funds to provide four scholarships to deserving students at this school to attend the Banlung High School after graduation. Rebecca Bonnell’s scholarship will cover the food, housing, books and school supplies for the scholarship students.  Rebecca Bonnell is a vivacious, passionate person who continues to be interested in the welfare of the children attending the Caramanico School.

Opening Ceremony

In Their Own Words. . . 

Mr. Nhet Sophenn is the 21-year-old vice-principal of The Caramanico School.
Kog Thou is a 13-year-old grade 7 student at The Caramanico School.
Neang Rotana is a 12-year-old 7 student at The Caramanico School.
Mrs. Heng Sokdoeurn is a 32-year-old farmer in the school village.
Opening Ceremony 299