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A thank-you for this year's school supplies!

SThanks to supporters like you, and Rotarians from around the world, Sustainable Cambodia and Sustainable Cambodia Australia are able to help thousands of village children get a quality education through our community preschools, primary schools, and enrichment schools.

Rural Cambodian students face many challenges.  The public schools in Cambodia are free, but students from impoverished families do not receive the same quality of education as those students who can afford to pay for in-depth instruction outside of class, handouts, basic school supplies, uniforms, and bikes.

Our students at the state school
Instruction materials and hand-outs can cost over $1.25 per day, an impossible fee for families who make $2-$3 per day.  Students who cannot afford after-class tutoring and expensive study materials often fail to advance to the next grade level.  This leads students to drop out of school early in their lives, either to help their families at home or to help generate family income.…