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Inaugurate a new school building

Sipar and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports inaugurate a new school building with 5 class-rooms, 1 library and 2 restrooms at Koh Thnot Primary School

Kampot Province, 16 December 2016:  Sipar and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports are pleased to announce the inauguration of a new school building with five class-rooms, a library and two restrooms at Koh Thnot Primary School, Kampong Trach District. The ceremony presided by H.E. Dr. HANG Choun Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports.

Since its mission focuses on the development of reading in Cambodia, Sipar has received funds from generous donors and other partners to support the construction of new school buildings based on school requests, especially those from remote areas.

Inauguration école Sipar Every year, Mrs. Sovanna LY and her friends in France and Europe raise funds to support the Sipar school library program and other programs. This year, two new school buildings with 5 classes and 1 library each in Borseth district, Kompong Speu province, in Kompong Trach district and in Kampot province  have been officially opened with an average of 2 000 reading books in each library. In addition, the two primary school libraries  have been computerized to improve and facilitate book management, the lending system and reporting. To be more effective  in librarianship, 3 librarians, a provincial officer and a district officer have been trained by Sipar in book management and the use of the software. 

Mr. Hok Sothik, Director of Sipar said: "Mrs. Sovanna LY is a good example of a Cambodian living abroad who is actively contributing to the development of education  in her country."

Since 2005, Mrs. Sovanna LY and her friends in France and Europe have been supporting the School Library program. Up  till now, in Kampot province alone, 14 school libraries and 8 school buildings have been constructed  thanks to the support of Mrs. Sovanna Ly and her friends. Her generous support is not only limited to Kompot province.

 

 

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