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 school building

Number of School: 238
Name of School: The Sophy Joy Berry and Mark Sopha Berry School
Name of Donor: Laura and Jim Berry
Location of School
Province: Svay Rieng
District: Romdoul
Commune: Chrung Popel
Village: Nang Chan
Status: Complete
Start of construction: 15th July 2004
End of construction: 15th November 2004
Student Body: 162
Teaching Staff: 3
Classrooms: 3
Average students per class 32
Distance from province capital: 28 km
Travel Time: 90 minutes from Svay Rieng

In Their Own Words. . . 

The principal: Mr. Bun Savorn, the 34-years-old principal of the Sophy Joy Berry and Mark Sopha Berry school.
Sao Channy, a 10-year-old fifth grade student.
Ouk Tou Ek, a 15-year-old fifth grade student.
Mrs. Kong Vanna, a 44-year-old villager with a handicapped son at the Sophy Joy Berry and Mark Sopha Berry school.
Bun Savorn # 238
Ouk Tou Ek # 238
Sao Channy # 238
Kong Vanna # 238