William Penn Charter School
The William Penn Charter School of Philadelphia, a pre-k through 12th grade independent Quaker School has financially and materially supported the Caramanico Schools since 2009. A principal donor of the William Penn Peace House dormitory.
Villanova University College of Engineering Capstone projects is enabling students to travel to the Caramanico School to assist in water and sanitation programs, as well as construction design and education projects. In 2015, the Caramanico Foundation and Villanova University mechanical engineering students completed a week of science and engineering workshops. They started by teaching the basics of the creative design process with over 100 8th and 9th grade students and finished with a design competition. The winners of were sponsored for an educational trip to the Cambodia Science and Engineering Festival in Phnom Penh. Other projects designed and implemented by the College of Engineering include the design of the first preschool in rural Cambodia, development of a clean drinking water system, and design of a campus water system. Learn more here.
Christ Church Day School
Christ Church Day School is a non-sectarian early childhood program located in New York City. CCDS has played a major role in developing the first early childhood program and school at the Caramanico School in Ratanakiri, Cambodia. The Caramanico Preschool and Kindergarden (CPSK) is first of its kind in the country, and the only public preschool supported by the Cambodian Ministry of Youth Education and Sport. It is a significant achievement and model for rural programs throughout the country. Since 2009 CCDS has assisted in developing the curriculum, finding and hiring qualified teachers, supporting teacher salaries and continuing education. Books and other learning materials have been provided, as has a breakfast program for all its students. Completed in 2014, CCDS played a significant role in visioning, designing, and raising funds for the CPSK. Learn more about Christ Church Day School at http://www.christchurchnyc.org.