WORK PLAN 2009-2010

 WORK PLAN 2009-2010

DON BOSCO FOUNDATION OF CAMBODIA

SCHOOL YEAR 01 OCT 2009 -10 SEP 2010

 The purpose of Don Bosco Foundation is To train orphans 

and poor youth in skills they can use to get a job and by
their work they can come out of the circle of poverty and
contribute to the new Cambodia.

Therefore all the activities planned by the Don Bosco Foundation
of Cambodia evolve around training and education. The technical
courses last two years.

The foundation has 6 vocational centers in school year 2009-2010.
The students’ age is between 17-22 years, they are both male and female.

Besides the technical programs the Don Bosco Foundation runs
assistance programs for children in need.

I. THE DON BOSCO TECHNICAL SCHOOL IN NEW PHNOM PENH, PHNOM PENH

It has enrolled the following numbers of students in its technical
education programs. The programs last two years when the students will receive a diploma.

SECTION

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

TOTAL

Mechanical/Welding

56

47

103

Electricity

68

43

111

Electronics

52

35

87

Auto mechanics

46

44

90

Computer

30

27

57

Total

252

196

448

1) Of these students 51 are female studying in computer and electronics.

2) Female boarders 34; male boarders 104.

II. DON BOSCO TECHNICAL SCHOOL – SIHANOUK VILLE

It enrolled the following number of students in its 2 years program.

SECTION

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

TOTAL

Mechanical

50

49

99

Electricity

50

48

98

Social communication

12

12

24

Auto mechanics

46

45

91

Computer-secretarial

30

29

59

Hotel-management

20

117

137

Total

208

300

508

-Of these students 130 are female

Female Boarders number 90; male boarders number 101.

 III.DON BOSCO SKILL TRAINING CENTER – POIPET

This center enrolled the following number of students in its 2 years program.

SECTION

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

TOTAL

Electricity

30

24

54

Automotive

27

11

38

Sewing/ food processing

9

7

16

Total

66

42

108

-Of these students 16 are female.

Boarders: 35 male borders; 15 female boarders.

 IV. DON BOSCO VOCATIONAL SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, TOUL KORK- PHNOM PENH

This center has enrolled the following number of students in its two years program.

SECTION

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

TOTAL

Computer/secretarial (secretarial course)

52

47

99

All students are female; 22 are boarders

 V. DON BOSCO VOCATIONAL SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, TEUK THLA- PHNOM PENH

This center has enrolled the following number of students in its two years program.

SECTION

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

TOTAL

Home and food

management

38

30

68

All students are female; 36 are boarders

VI. DON BOSCO SKILL TRAINING CENTER – BATTAMBANG

It has enrolled the following number of students in its 2 years program.

SECTION

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

TOTAL

Sewing-embroidery

Upgrading school level

36

31

67

All students are female, 16 are boarders

 Total Number of students of the technical programs:

 1. Don Bosco Technical School, Phnom Penh 448 students

2. Don Bosco Technical School, Sihanouk Ville 508 students

3. Don Bosco Skill Training Center, Poipet108 students

4. Don Bosco Vocational School for Girls, Toul Kork 99 students

5. Don Bosco Vocational School for Girls, Teuk Thla 68 students

6. Don Bosco Skill Training Center, Battambang 67 students

 Total 1,298 students

 Budget needs for one student for one school year is around ±US 300.

– The budget needs to keep one students in school is around US. 300

– The budget needs for one boarding student is around US. 500

The following sponsors make it possible to accept orphans and
children from poor families giving them a vocational skill by assisting
the running costs of the center.

– The Foundation for Cambodia

– Missiewerk M.A.W of Groningen

– Benefactors via the Salesian Procure of Bonn and Soest.

 A big thank you to all benefactors giving these youngsters an

opportunity to learn a trade which helps them to come out of the
circle of poverty.

 VII. FURTHER EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY

 a) Don Bosco Center- New Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh

-Runs a youth center for the children and youth of the surroundings for evenings and on Sundays and public holidays providing healthy recreation, special classes in English and a place to do homework. The center has an enrollment of about 600 children and youth.

– Hostel for youngsters of the villages to study high school near Don Bosco School. They are called Besucco boys. School year 2009 – 2010 there 41 boys in the Hostel.

 b) Don Bosco Center-Sihanouk Ville

-Runs a youth center for the children and youth of the surroundings for evenings and on Sundays and public holidays providing healthy recreation, special classes like English. The center has an enrollment of about 200 children and youth.

-Brother Sun House to receive youth groups coming to Sihanouk Ville for seminar or holiday. This center can receive up to 50 boys and 50 girls.

-Center for formation for young men contemplating to join the Salesians. At present there are 8 candidates.

 c) Don Bosco Center- Poipet

– Runs a recovery home for trafficked children or children in distress. It gives hospitality to 20 children (9 girls) in school year 2009-2010.

– Runs a literacy center to give elementary education to bigger children (10-15 years). It has 141 students in school year 2009-2010.

 d) Don Bosco Center- Tuek Thla – Phnom Penh

 This center runs beside skill- training:

A kindergarten school with 270 children (155 girls)

An elementary school with 533 (280 girls) children

Manages the elementary school at Phum
Chreh- New Phnom Penh with 308 children (155 girls)
and a kindergarten school with 90 children (43 girls)

Gives board and lodging to 36 destitute children studying
elementary grades.

 e) Don Bosco Center- Tuol Kork- Phnom Penh

This center runs besides skill training: A kindergarten school with 147 children (85 girls).

 VIII. DON BOSCO Children Fund of Cambodia (DBCF)

 This project assists children (6 – 13 years) who were unable to go to school because of the poverty of the family or have to drop

out of school for the same reason. Once in the program the children are supported in their further studies according to their ability. This school year we will assist 4455 children (boys 2366; girls 2089) The children receive a monthly assistance package consisting of goods and cash. The social workers of DBCF make sure that the children make progress and remain in school.

 The children live in

1.Phnom Penh City 818 children

Phnom Penh 327 children (HIV program)

2.Kandal Province 1014 children

3.Sihanouk Ville 181 children

4.Battambang City 520 children

5.Kompong Thom Province 57 children

6.Kompong Cham Province 281 children

7.Prey Veng Province 147 children

8.Kompot Province 50 children

9.Kep City 20 children

10.Svay Rieng Province 87 children

11.Takeo Province 129 children

12.Kompong Speu 172 children

13.Kratie Province 92 children

14.Poipet Town 94 children

15.PNH Boeung Kork 19 children

16.PNH Killing Fields 11 children

17.PNH Steung Meanchey 41 children

18.Street Children+Others Children 395 children

 IX. SCHOOL OPERATED BY DON BOSCO CHILDREN FUND

 1) DBCF operates a literacy program school (elementary school for bigger children 10-16 years, in Audaung Chenh-Battambang) school year 2009 – 2010:

Grade 3 33 children (14 girls)

Grade 5 32 children (15 girls)

Grade 6 35 children (13 girls)

Budget is US 15,000 Total 100 children

 2) It operates a literacy program school (elementary school for bigger children 10-16 years, in SalaBalath-Battambang)

Grade 1 35 children (14 girls)

Grade 3 35 children (17 girls)

Grade 5 24 children (13 girls)

Budget is US 15,000 Total 94 children

Both literacy centers are assisted by sponsors via VIS of Rome (Italy) and DMOS Comide of Brussels (Belgium)

3) It operates a sewing school in Kep city called the Hatrans School for 20 girls besides sewing, literacy is taught to the girls so as to upgrade their school level. Budget is US 6,000 and the school is sponsored by Mr.Gerard Van Hal.

 X. CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS 2009 – 2010

 -Elementary school (12 class – rooms) at Andoung Chenh – Battambang

Budget: US 144,345

Sponsor: NGO Scholenproject Cambodia – Rotterdam

NGO Impulsis of the Netherlands

Class – rooms administration offices: hotel school – Don Bosco Hotel School Sihanouk Ville

Budget: US 110,000

Sponsor: Sawasdee Foundation of the Netherlands.

Hostel male students volunteer quarters Hotel School Don Bosco – Sihanouk Ville Budget: 135,000

Sponsor: Sawasdee Foundation of the Netherlands.

Fr John Visser

Country Representative

Don Bosco Foundation of Cambodia

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