Showing posts from March, 2012

Student's Parent Education 2012!

Dear Supporters,

Thanks to wonderful supporters like you, Sustainable Cambodia and Sustainable Cambodia Australia work side-by-side with thousands of rural villagers in four remote districts of Pursat to help them achieve sustainability and self-sufficiency through wells, irrigation systems, schools, agricultural training, and empowerment programs.One challenge in our remote villages is that many rural parents, who have very little education themselves, are not strong advocates for the academic education of their children. There are many reasons for this. One is lack of understanding about how education is a major tool to empower their children with useful knowledge and life skills. Another is that parents often need for their children to leave school to earn money for their families to survive. For these reasons, their children often drop out of state school by 9th grade and begin their work lives with very few skills and limited education. This limitation entraps them in the cycle …