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 Cambodia Rural School Project

The Curtis School

On the ceremony platform, from left to right school donors Steve Switzen, Kathy Switzen, Suzanne Del Rio, Nelson Del Rio and his father, Mr. Hak Taing Sour Deputy chief of Kompong Speu province of Department of Education and Mr. Khen Sokhorn the school principal during the opening ceremony on 5 April, 2008.

School donor Nelson Del Rio delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of a 5-room school building.

Nelson Del Rio, the school donor, cuts the red ribbon to inaugurate the new school building on 5 April, 2008.

Nelson Del Rio distributes school supplies and sport balls to students in the class room during the opening ceremony.

School donors pose for a souvenir picture with students and teachers after the ceremony, the sign on the school wall reads: The Curtis School donated by The Del Rio Family Foundation and The Ministry of Education Youth and Sports and The Asian Development Banks, 2007.