Cambodian Children’s Fund satellite schools offer free education to 150 youth and adults who lack the means to attend public school, who work full-time and/or who have full-time family commitments.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Much of the work of Cambodian Children's Fund has been focused on the Steung Meanchey landfill district, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, one of the most impoverished regions in Cambodia. Over the years, extreme desperation has driven an estimated 1,200 families to live and work at this toxic landfill, many of them burdened by profound debt and disease. This project will target 150 at-risk children & adults in & around this community. Anyone 6 or above is welcome to participate in daily classes.
How will this project solve this problem?
As Cambodian Children’s Fund residential education centers are full to capacity, the organization currently operates three separate satellite schools to offer free educational opportunities for individuals who lack the means to attend public school.
Potential Long Term Impact
Through education, Cambodian Children’s Fund is producing young adults and adults with sustained earnings gains, as well as providing a long-term means of raising living standards and reducing poverty.
Total Funding Received to Date: $355
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $355 . The original project funding goal was $20,000.