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 Cambodia Rural School Project

The Violet Atkinson School

(November, 2001)

Number of School: 140
Name of School: The Violet Atkinson School
Name of Donor: Friends of S. Curtis & Tracie Stier-Johnson
Location of School
Province: Kampong Speu
District: O Ral
Commune: Trapaing Chor
Village: Lo Ngem
 End of End of construction: August 8, 2001
Student body: 230
Teaching staff: 7
Classrooms: 5  (1 room=72 m2)
Average students per class: 38
Distance to school from Phnom Penh: 135 km
Travel Time: 3:50

One student does a problem on the board in mathematics class.

(November, 2001)

In Their Own Words. . . 

  Mr. Ly Leng is the director of the Violet Atkinson School
  Khom Lay Horng is a 13-year-old fourth grade student at the Violet Atkinson School.
  Sen Chan Tha is an 11-year-old fourth grade student at the Violet Atkinson School.
  Mrs. Sok Thoeun is a 40-year-old villager living near the school



Ly Leng # 140
Khom Lay Horng # 140
Sen Chan Tha # 140
Sok Thoeun # 140