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

(August, 2001)

Number of School:
Name of School:
The Michael and Gail Yanney School
Name of Donor:
Jeremy Brest & Paul and Iris Brest
Location of School
District: Kirivong
Commune: Som
Village: Sangros Vichea
Start of construction: May 18, 2000
End of Construction: September 20, 2000
Student Body: 341
Teaching Staff: 6
Classrooms: 5
Average students per class: 35
Distance from Phnom Penh: 125 km
Travel Time: 3:30 (wet season)
The Michael and Gail Yanney School under construction.


In Their Own Words. . .

Mr. Saing Kim Seng, director of the Michael and Gail Yanney School.
Kuon Chany is a 12-year-old fourth grade student at the school
Vong Vy is a 13-year-old fourth grade student at the school.
Mr. Lay Chhun is a farmer with two grandchildren at the school
Saing Kim Seng # 24
Kuon Chay # 24
Vong Vy # 24
Lay Chhun # 24