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

Students playing soccer in front of the O Tanoeng Nippon Foundation School. (October, 2001)

Number of School: 98
Name of School: The O Tanoeng Nippon Foundation School
Name of Donor: The Nippon Foundation  
Location of School
Province: Kratie
District: Sambo
Commune: Kbal Damrey
Village: O Tanoeng
Status: Complete
Start of Construction: April 10, 2001
End of Construction: August 25, 2001
District Population: 45,264
Student Body: 200
Distance from Phnom Penh 365 km
Teaching Staff: 3
Classrooms: 5
Average students per room: 40
Travel Time: 7 hrs dry season, 8 hrs rainy seasons

The signboard of the school.  It reads:  “Donated by the Nippon Foundation in the name of the O Tanoeng Nippon Foundation School and the Social Fund 2001.”  (October, 2001)

 In Their Own Words. . . 

Mr. Sar Sam Eng is the director of the O Tanoeng Nippon Foundation School.
Chan Sinorn is an 18-year-old fifth grade student at the school. 
Un Lek is a 14-year-old second grade student at the O Tanoeng Nippon Foundation School. 
Mrs. Phlok Theum is a small shop owner living near the school.