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Teacher & Uniforms for Remote Village Children

byErika Clary

  • $1,000.00

    Funding Goal
  • $1,000.00

    Funds Raised
  • 60

    Kids Impacted
Raised Percent :
100.00%
This project has been funded.
60
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Item NameItem CostNo. of ItemsTotal
Uniform (shirt, pants/skirt)$5 per set60 sets$300
Teacher’s Salary for 2011$50 per month12 months$600
Special Meal to Celebrate New Year with 100 Students & Parents$100Rice, curry, bread, salad$100
TOTAL

$1000

*Donation includes: (a) PayPal secured processing (2.2% + $0.30 per transaction), (b) administration and technology to ensure this project reaches goal

About This Project:

In the village of Duk An Doang, Kampong Speu province, there is a small farming community where 5 families cultivate a plot of land together. They’ve built a wooden structure with cement floor to serve as a one room school house. Children from the surrounding area are invited to attend classes, taught by volunteer teachers. This is their only access to education, as there is no public school within reach. We at FCC have assisted this community for the past 3 years by presenting special classes and learning activities for the children, providing an annual Christmas/New Year’s celebration and channeling supplies to them as often as we can. At present there are 60 children divided into 2 groups of older and younger students. In order to provide a regular education program we aim to raise funding for a salary of $50 per month to employ a fulltime local teacher. Many of the children are so poor that they attend classes barefoot and dressed in dirty, ragged clothing. We would like to provide each child with a new shirt and pants/skirt. We will kick off the new school year with a special New Year celebration feast, presenting each child with the gift of new school clothes. This project will provide the children with basic education in Khmer literacy, basic math, and English.


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About Family Care Cambodia (FCC):

FCC is recognized by the Cambodian government with MOUs from Ministries of Foreign Affairs, and Education, Youth and Sports. Our activities include: Translation, production and distribution of children’s books.—Assisting shelter for minor girls, rescued from sexual exploitation and domestic violence. We provide English, computer and art classes; rice and cooking gas monthly and weaving looms and sewing machines for vocational training. We built and maintain a second story with bedrooms and lavatories.—At a primary school in Siem Reap, we built and furnished an IT lab, teacher’s office, 3-classroom school building and student lavatories. 300+ students benefit from our English, computer and sports training.— Assisting a village school in Kampong Speu province, for 57 children without access to a public school.—Operating a Hostel for 20 rural boarding students, earning their post graduate degrees.—Assisting the annual Cambodian Special Olympic Games.—Daily English lessons for Sen Srok slum community.

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