Chumkriel Language School (CLS) is a Cambodian operated grass roots organisation striving to provide accessible education and assistance to the local community. CLS is a small, local, not-for-profit NGO registered with the Cambodian Ministry of Interior.
CLS offers a variety of education programs and community support that promote improved life skills to the people of Chumkriel and surrounding rural communities.
CLS is staffed by local Cambodians who highly value the importance of educating their immediate community and setting a positive example.
Chumkriel Language School aims to create the belief that education and self improvement will allow the community to gain education and employment opportunities in the future. We do this by fostering life skills, professional skills, teaching English language, and providing support and encouragement to families.
Chumkriel Language School (CLS) has been operating since 2005, giving children in rural Chumkriel access to quality education. We started in a single classroom teaching English to 100 children. With the support of volunteers and donors over the last 10 years, we now have our own dedicated Learning Centre with adjoining agricultural garden and sporting […]
CLS is located in the Chumkriel community of Kampot Province near the south coast of Cambodia. The community is located in the countryside a few kilometres east of Kampot (pop. 40,000) and is mostly rice and salt fields. There are four villages in Chumkriel with over 970 families. Many families work irregular jobs as labourers in […]
Our Vision CLS creates life-changing opportunities for the children of Chumkriel and neighbouring communities to realise better futures for themselves and their families. Our Mission To provide education and training that equip students with real-world skills to advance themselves and to make a significant and useful contribution to their communities. Our Values Professionally planned and […]