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 John Coats School, May 02

Number of School: 146
Name of School: The John Coats School
Name of Donor: John Coats
Location of School
Province: Prey Veng
District: Me Sang
Status: Complete
Start of construction: 5 Dec 01
End of construction: 8 Mar 02
Student Body: 774
Teaching Staff: 8
Classrooms: 16
Average student per class: 45
Distance from city: 127km.
Travel Time: Dry season: 4 hrs. Wet season:  5.5 hrs.

Children gathering at the John Coats School on their day off (Thursdays).

Local children curious about the interviews.


In Their Own Words . . .

Mr. Tay Moly is the director of the John Coats School.
Oun Kolab is a sixth grade student at the John Coats School.
Pay Liang is a fourth grade student at the John Coats School.
Ken Neng lives in the village by the John Coats School.
Tay Moly # 146
Oun Kolab # 146
Pay Liang # 146
Ken Neng # 146