Improving education, but also using education to improve
Generally, children in Cambodia attend primary and secondary school. However, underprivileged children are still at high risk of not completing their education. Due to financial difficulties, parents may not have the means to cover the costs that come with schooling. They may not prioritise school for their children, but will ask them to help generate income. Dom-ray strives to change this mentality and strongly promotes education. And with success; many of the youngsters involved in Dom-ray’s projects are the first ones in their families to complete their primary and secondary school levels and to continue their studies at university.
If children and their parents can’t afford the costs that come with attending school, Dom-ray will aim to cover these expenses. For example, if they can’t afford their school uniforms, books or stationary, Dom-ray will try to cover these expenses. To help students get to their often distant school we provide them with bicycles.
Expanding educational opportunities
Dom-ray gives disadvantaged Cambodian youngsters the opportunity to study English and computer skills. We ensure all necessary materials are available and that skilled teachers provide these lessons. We also provide guidance to highschool students to help them establish their plans for their future and make a decision as to what major they want to study at university. Dom-ray has also developed an online and freely accessible study choice platform that Cambodian high school students can use while exploring their options for university.