IDEA Or Rovieng Primary School-Chum Kiri

History: 1st January 2015, IDEA Founder Robert Wong and CCAFO CEO Hing Channarith met Chum Kiri District Governor Mr. Khiev Rithyphoin discussing about creating a new primary school complex which the school include preschool, grade 1 to 6 primary school.  The plan is to divide into two stages.  The purpose is to allow rural children in Chum Kiri District, Kampot Province to access their educational program.  Mr. Rithyphoin his team and communities were happy and coordinated this project.  The land for building the school was donated by the family of Chheun Viborn who is the maintenance and guard of this school now.

Completion of stage 1:

1st of November 2015, the IDEA Foundation pretrip team hosted the meeting with local communities to consult with them about the school design.  On 6th of January, 2016 the construction of preschool classroom, 2 classrooms for grade 1 and grade 2, toilet rooms for students and teachers, playground and sport was commenced.  On 20th of February 2016, the service trip which included IDEA Organizing Team and volunteers from Hong Kong started their work on decoration and final setting the first stage of this school.  Details about these activities are in the video clip.

Stage 2:  Under construction and will come soon!

 

Statistic record since the school open in the school year 2015-2016 to 2017-2018: 55 students (26 girls).  As of November 12, 2018, School Year 2018-2019, there is 20 students (12 girls).

Funding

I. Current funding partners;

 

  1. IDEA Foundation (salary of maintenance and security guard)

  2. iHerb Charitable Foundation (teacher salary of preschool teacher, part time English language teachers and overall running cost)

  3. The St.Patricks Day 3 Legged Charity Race (one time annual funding [running cost])

  4. OLEA granted fund for the oral health care and hand washing (toothpastes, tooth brushes and soaps), June 2018.

II. Here are the following funding partners to this school in the past:

  1. IDEA Foundation (salary of maintenance and security guard)

  2. iHerb Charitable Foundation (teacher salary of preschool teacher, part time English language teachers and overall running cost)

  3. The St.Patricks Day 3 Legged Charity Race (one time annual funding [running cost])

 Teacher Barn Sophorn  Her bio will come soon

Teacher Barn Sophorn

Her bio will come soon

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