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 Paul and Deborah Kavanaugh Free Academy

Number of School: 350
Name of School: The Paul and Deborah Kavanaugh Free Academy
Name of Donor: Paul and Deborah Kavanaugh
Location of School
Province: Kampong Speu
District: Odong
Commune: Chansen
Village: Antung
Status: Complete
Start of construction: April 18, 2007
End of construction: December 27, 2007
Student Body: 163
Teaching Staff: 8
Classrooms: 5
Average Students per class: 35
Distance from city: 75 kilometers from Phnom Penh
Travel Time: 2 hours from Phnom Penh









Opening Ceremony

In Their Own Words. . . 

Seng Sovanna, the 25-year-old principal
Tha Chan, a 15-year-old grade 8 student
Le Dy, a 16-year-old grade 8 student
Kem Lieng, a 46-year-old village chief with a daughter at the new school
Opening Ceremony 350