About Elma School For Cambodia Children
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 Mrs. 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. 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 1242 families not include new families . Within this area, around 450 families who were relocated by the Government.
Jacquie Lawrence is the founder and Trustee Chair of the ELMA Trust. Jacquie has a long career in social documentary production – and now devotes her time to the fundraising and management of the ELMA Trust projects.
Jacquie visits Cambodia on a regular basis to spend time with the children and to ensure continuity of communication between the project directors, Trustees and sponsors.
What We Think for children
We offer our curriculum guides that are fully aligned with our educational values.
Furthermore, all children must be given equal opportunity and not to be discriminated against the class, race, color, gender, religion or disability and get free study supply from school.
is to provide free Education to poor children in rural area and restore hope and build dignity for life.
is to provide free English class, raise education in rural, skills to make children get better future.
Elma School Cambodia is open weekdays, and closed weekends and Cambodian Public Holidays.
2020 Public Holidays
|1st Jan||International New Year Day|
|7th Jan||Victory Over Genocide Regime Day|
|8th March||International Women’s Day||9th Mar|
|6th – 19th April||School Closed|
|13th – 16th April||Khmer New Year|
|1st May||International Labour Day|
|6th May||Visak Bochea Day||3rd May|
|10th May||Ploughing Ploughing Ceremony||11th May|
|14th May||King Norodom Sihamoi’s Birthday|
|18th June||Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk’s Birthday|
|12th Sept – 4th Oct||School Closed|
|16th Sept – 18th Sept||Pchum Ben Day|
|24th Sept||Constitutional Day|
|15th Oct||Commemoration Day of King’s father Norodom Sihanouk|
|29th Oct||King Norodom Sihamoni’s Coronation Day|
|Oct 30th – Nov 1st||Water Festival||2nd Nov|
|9th Nov||National Independence Day|