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 Trabek Nippon Foundation School
Name of Donor:
The Nippon Foundation
Location of School
Uddar Meanchey
Start of construction: June 8, 2000
End of construction: April 25, 2001
Teaching Staff: 12
Student Body: 415
Classrooms: 5
Average students per class: 35
Distance from city: 372 km
Travel Time: 2 days

The signboards of the school read “The Trabek Nippon Foundation School, Donated by the Nippon Foundation and The Social Fund of the Kingdom of Cambodia, 2000.”
(August, 2001)

In Their Own Words . . .

Mr. Som Yum is the deputy director of the Trabek Nippon Foundation School. 
Toeu Sopha is a 12-year-old third grade student at the Trabek Nippon Foundation School.
Yeam Rou is an 11-year-old first grade student at the Trabek Nippon Foundation School.
Mrs. Pieh Chin is a farmer living near the Trabek Nippon Foundation School.
Som Yum # 43
Toeu Sopha # 43
Yeam Rou # 43
Pieh Chin # 43