School Integration Project

The School Integration (SI) project is a part of the program of CCAFO.  Poverty rate remains concern in the rural area of Cambodia.  Based on an interview with a school principal at the CCAFO target area, some boys and girls have dropped out of school.  Main reasons including: 1) no long-term strategy thinking or plan of parents; 2) growing garments factory, which require labors, especially girls; and 3) vulnerable families have lacked of capitals to meet the daily need in term of food, medical treatment and others.   The strategies of CCAFO is to provide counseling to children who have dropped out of school and parents, to work with school principals to find a proper solution to integrate and reintegrate children back to school.  Immediate support can be some cash (for meals), students materials and bike that can be respond to the need for maintain their education.