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

Number of School:
Name of School:
The Yutaka Araki School
Name of Donor:
Yutaka Araki
Location of School
Preah Vihear
District: Tbeng Meanchey
Commune: Kompong Pranak
Village: Andong Pou
Start of construction: January 12, 2000
End of Construction: June 15, 2000
District Population: 21,356
Student Body: 408
Teaching Staff: 10
Average students per class: 43
Distance from Phnom Penh: 289 km
Travel time: 8:30 (wet season)

The students and teachers of The Yutaka Araki School wishing him good health using the Cambodian traditional  sompeas greeting.  (August, 2001)

JRFC Administrative Officer Neou Ty accepting flowers from the teachers of The Yutaka Araki School.  The flowers are a token of their appreciation for Mr. Araki’s generous donation, and a symbol of their wishes for his good health



In Their Own Words. . . 

Mr. Chhun Sophon, the Director of The Yutaka Araki School
Hong Sopheak, a fourth grade student at the school
Chiem Sarith, a fifth grade student at the school
Nha Tom, a farmer with two children at the school
Drawings made by the children of The Yutaka Araki School for Mr. Araki
Photos of a Buddhist ceremony for Mr. Araki’s health, with H.E. Preap Tan, Governor of Preah Vihear Province.
A letter from the school director and chief of the school committee of the Yutaka Araki School for Mr. Araki, thanking him for his contribution to the village
Chhun Sophon # 28
Hong Sopheak # 28
Chim Sarith # 28
Nha Tom # 28