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

Number of School:
Name of School:
The Hiroko Okuma School
Name of Donor:
Hiroko Okuma
Location of School
Kampong Cham
District: Cheung Prey
Commune: Kouk Rovieng
Village: Ba Krorng
Start of construction: January 10, 2000
End Of Construction: May 30, 2000
District Population: 16,683
Student body: 188
Teaching staff: 5
Classrooms: 3 (1 room=72 m2)
Average students per class: 35
Distance to school from Phnom Penh: 63 km (1h45mn)

(March, 2000)

In Their Own Words. . . 

The School Director, Mr. Nem Sokhy
Nem Sokhuoch, a 13-year-old fourth grader at the Hiroko Okuma School 
Sin Sou is 13 years old and in fourth grade at the Hiroko Okuma School 
Chek Chon is a farmer with a granddaughter at the school
Phlouch Phar # 29
Nem Sokhuoch # 29
Sin Sou # 29
Chek Chon # 29