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 Rattanak Sophorn Nippon Foundation School
Name of Donor:
Nippon Foundation
Location of School
District: Pailin
Commune: Pailin
Village: Wath
Status: Complete
Start of construction: June 15, 2000
End of construction: January 25, 2001
District Population: 21,178
Teaching Staff: 11
Student Body: 804
Classrooms: 6
Average students per class: 48
Distance from Phnom Penh: 365 km
Travel time:  2 days

Students playing in front of The Rattanak Sophorn Nippon Foundation School.
(August, 2001)


In Their Own Words. .

Mrs. Yem Somaly is the Director of The Rattanak Sophorn Nippon Foundation School
Mr. Moth Channa is the deputy school director and teacher
Meas Sopha, 12 years old, is a fourth grade student
Leh Rosaly, 14 years old, is a fifth grade student
Mrs. Bo Sek is a villager with two daughters studying at this school
Yem Somaly # 36
Moth Channa # 36
Meas Sopha # 36
Leh Rosaly # 36
Bo Sek # 36