WELCOME TO KOSAL FOUNDATION
THE ISLAND OF KOH PEN
This foundation was established by Yem Kosal who was born on Kohn Pen. Kosal’s parents and seven other siblings lived during Pot Pol’s Khmer Rouge, a brutal time. The three oldest brothers died of starvation and sickness. Of the five living siblings, Yem is the second oldest in the family.
The purpose of the Kosal Foundation is to raise the standard of living for the residents of Koh Pen as well as provide greater educational opportunities. Still in its infant stages the foundation’s accomplishments include the digging of three wells and four pumps bringing clean water to the island. A free school has been established to train young students on computers supporting three teachers. Its main focus are clean water and education but as the need arises health, economic development, and others issues will be addressed.
Many who come to Cambodia are touched by the gracious gentle people they meet and are saddened by the many who live in poverty. Their generous gifts and donations provide the major support for the Foundation.
For as little as $25 a child can receive a school uniform, a pair of shoes, a backpack and school supplies for year. For $40-90 a month a trained teacher can earn a respectable income. We invite you to sponsor a child and/or teacher.