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 arriving at the school in the morning.  (October, 2001)

Number of School: 110
Name of School: The Samlot Nippon Foundation
Name of Donor: The Nippon Foundation
Location of School
Province: Battambang
District: Samlot
Commune: Ta Say
Village: O To Tem
Status: Complete
Start of Construction: July 1st, 2000
End of Construction: January 6th, 2000
District Population: 1,554
Student Body: 484
Distance from Phnom Penh: 363 km
Travel time: 2 days
Teaching Staff: 12
Classrooms: 5
Average students per room: 45

Children playing volleyball in front of the school.  (October, 2001)

A teacher addressing her class.  (October, 2001)

In Their Own Words. . . 

Mr. Toch Vuthy is the director of the Samlot Nippon Foundation School.
Cheun Ley is a 12-year-old sixth grade student at the Samlot Nippon Foundation School.
Kun Veasna is an 11-year-old third grade student at the Samlot Nippon Foundation School
Mrs. Sar Gnar is a farmer living near the Samlot Nippon Foundation School.
Toch Vuthy # 110
Cheun Ley # 110
Kun Veasna # 110
Sar Gnar # 110