Happy education provides education to children through PLAYING. We implemented the project in 4 different centres. We provide them English class, Computer class, Extra Khmer classes for children from grade 1 to grade 6. Now the project needs more funding to run in order to continue the classes , activities to children again.
Cambodian youth, especially the poor, are highly vulnerable to disruptive forces which often interrupt the completion of their education. Indeed, the PoEYS reports that the Net Enrolment Rate for lower secondary school is only 35%, meaning that two-thirds of youth aged 12 to 14 never make it this far in their education (EMIS, 2011). For those youth who make it from Grade 7 to 9, most have to take private tutoring classes in order to keep up with their curriculum and receive passing grades from their teachers. The Ministry of Education reports that nationally the Completion Rate for lower secondary school (for enrolled students) is only 46.8% and only about 42.2% for Battambang Province (41.6% for girls). At the upper secondary school level, the rate drops to 23.0% (22.0% for girls) (EMIS, 2011).
101 children has been selected among those children in slum communities, poorest families, HIV infected and the most vulnerable ones. The project provides support and bring them back to school. Those children used to be working since they were really young, used to quit school, immigrated to Thailand and some of them are working for their living since the family cannot afford.
In the year 2011, different parts of Battambang province was destroyed by the flood. This disaster has affected negatively to the life of the families who are living in the concerned areas. Roka, Anlongvil and Kompong preah communes of Sangke district were dramatically damaged by the flood.
We acknowledge that reading is one of the very important skills or components anyone must posses to study and is one of the stepping stones for the development of every child in the world. But in Cambodia children don’t read books due to a variety of reasons such as there is a very limited number of books, the lack of librarians, limited or no library at all, lack of books classification,
Cambodian youth, especially the poor, are highly vulnerable to disruptive forces which often interrupt the completion of their education. Indeed, the PoEYS reports that the Net Enrolment Rate for lower secondary school is only 35%, meaning that two-thirds of youth aged 12 to 14 never make it this far in their education (EMIS, 2011).
Reading is the important for the development of the intelligent. Reading can help the children out of illiteracy. Reading is the not habit for Cambodian people and the schools are not ready to offer the child friendly space where children can access to the reading and playing materials. The schools don’t have the skill to implement the library and also there is no schedule for the children to access to the library.
Geographical Area: Ratanakiri has 9 districts, and it is a province in Northeastern Cambodia. The word “Ratanakiri” is a derivative of two Cambodian [ citation needed] words, combined to mean “place of gems and mountains.” The word comes from the Sanskrit word Ratna (gem) and giri (mountain). It’s capital, Banlung, is located in the central highlands of the province,
According to the report of UNDP published in 2009 showed that Cambodia is still falling far below other ASEAN countries on education, receiving the lowest rank compared with other ASEAN countries. Cambodia stands on number 122nd for the quality of education, 87th for the primary enrolment and 121st for education expenditure.
Puthi Komar Organizationbelieves in cooperation and partnership to raise the quality of education. There are about 40 NGOs working on education in the province of Battambang but they work individually without having to meet for the sake of knowing each other or for some discussion to share each others approaches and strategies in achieving their goals and objectives or even to share with each other successes and failures in their organization. Besides,
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