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

(November, 2001)

Number of School: 101
Name of School: The Damrei Phong Nippon Foundation School
Name of Donor: The Nippon Foundation
Location of School
Province: Kratie
District: Chhlong
Commune: Damrei Phong
Village: Bos
Status: Complete
Start of Construction: March 29, 2001
End of Construction: October 11, 2001
District Population: 54,796
Student Body: 394
Distance from Phnom Penh 331 km
Travel time 5:00 (dry season) / 5:30 (wet)
Teaching Staff: 5
Classrooms: 6
Average students per class: 3

One of the signboards of the school.  It reads “Donated by the Nippon Foundation in the name of The Damrei Phong Nippon Foundation School and the Social Fund 2001.” (November, 2001)

In Their Own Words. . . 

Mr. Chuon Din is the director of the Damrei Phong Nippon Foundation School.
Then Phea is a 13-year-old fourth grade student at the Damrei Phong Nippon Foundation School. 
Huot Sophath is a 13-year-old sixth grade student.
Mr. Heang Sameng is the chief of Bos village, where the Damrei Phong Nippon Foundation School is located.
Chuon Din # 101
Then Phea # 101
Huot Sophath # 101
Heang Sameng # 101