About Elma Trust Cambodia

Elma for Cambodia Children Organization was set up in 2006 by British founder, Jacquie Lawrence and Mr. Vey Law during their visit to Cambodia. Elma school was built in 2006 as a dedication to Jacquie’s mother. The school is located in the rural Sambour Village, 7 kilometers from Siem Reap. Elma school replaced a new Director in 2014 Mr. Sann Sieng as a Managing Director up to now

Elma for Cambodia Children Organization is an NGO that currently teaches 430 students from the local community and students’ age 4 years old to 18.. We provide free English education, school supplies, Computer class, Sewing class, 4 clubs (Dance, music , soccer and Art), orphans sponsoring to children from the eight villages in the surrounding area 1780 families not include new families . Within this area, around 700 families who were relocated by the Government. These families lived along the Siem Reap River. The government relocated them to clean and upgrade the river and local water systems.

Elma School programs

Education Program

Provides free Education, Love, Motivation, Care, Hope, Dream, Restore Dignity and Action Together to around 430 students from age 4 to 18 years old. Our Work Get from Relationship and Dream To Action! School Director.

Vocational Training

Volunteer Café helps young adults gain skills enabling them to get employment in local businesses

Volunteer Program

Volunteer for the Elma School Cambodia School, Health Centre and Community Development program.

Health Care Program

Our medical project provides free health care to 430 students and staff

Community Support

Elma School Cambodia provides emergency help to the poor communities from which our students come.

“We are not enough just dream to help But start to act and work together"

Khourt Sieng 

What you can do

Contribute To Staff Salaries

The Elma School depends on skilled teachers and support staff (librarians, Nurse, Accountant, Chef, Cleaner, Security etc). In order to make the monthly bankroll we rely on contributions. These can be donated directly to the Elma Trust bank account, Either as a one-off payment or monthly donation. 

Village Tour to support community

Village tour is to learn about local people how to live, life style of working, and village culture to support and connect with them! villagers are happy to see foreigner and talk with them.

Sponsor a school student

Support the educational needs of a school student and help provide them with a brighter future.

Sponsor a university student

Sponsor a student’s university tuition fees

Dine at Volunteer Café

Our hospitality training restaurant teaches unemployed or disadvantaged young people valuable cooking and hospitality skills. Open 9am – 9pm.

Provide Community support

Contributions enable Elma School Cambodia to respond quickly to a range of urgent situations.


Keep up to date with all the happenings at EFCC by entering your email address below


    Email :

    • (School Director) sannsieng@yahoo.com
    • (School Director) info@theelmatrust.org

    Phone :

    • (+855) 70 245 777 /  (+855) 12 92 07 16

    Address : 

    • sambour village, sambour commune , siem reap city, Cambodia

    Open Time : 

    • Elma Trust is open at 8-11:00 AM to 2-5:00 PM weekdays, and closed weekends and Cambodian Public Holidays.