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

Front view of the entire school.

Number of School: 222
Name of School: The Sir Graham Balfour School
Name of Donor: The Sir Graham Balfour students
Location of School
Province: Koh Kong
District: Thmar Bang
Commune: Chiphat
Village: Chiphat
Status: Complete
Start of construction: February 2003
End of construction: 25 March 2004
Student Body: 500
Teaching Staff: 9
Classrooms: 11
Average Students per class: 40
Distance from city: 132 Km
Travel Time: 8 hours

The left signboard of the Sir Graham Balfour School.

The school’s water well. A villager had donated this to the school before moving away.

The Sir Graham Balfour School’s restrooms.

Opening Ceremony

Building a school in Cambodia

In Their Own Words. . . 

Mr. Meng Chandara, the 38-year old director of the Sir Graham Balfour School.
Mon Somotha, a 14-year old girl studying in the 5th grade school.
Toeun Khun, an 18-year old boy in the 3rd grade at the Sir Graham Balfour School.
Svay Lai, a 48-year old farmer with one child who attends the school.
Opening Ceremony 222
Building a school in Cambodia 222
Meng Chandara # 222
Mon Somotha # 222
Toeun Khun # 222
Svay Lai # 222