Project Title: Construction of the then Piam and Suchim Middle Schools, Poptong County, Kangwon Province
Foreign Donator: Foundation for Micro Projects in Vietnam-DPRK
Objective: To construct new school buildings in Yohae and Majon ris, Poptong County so that all local schoolchildren may continue their study in an improved condition.
Beneficiaries: More than 500 children and teaching staff of Piam and Suchim Middle Schools, Poptong County
Budget: About US$ 242 000 (foreign donation of US$ 80 000 included)
Period of Implementation: March-October 2008
Activities: Upon understanding the learning condition of Yohae and Majon ris, KEF proposed to the FMV-DPRK in November 2007 a cooperation project for construction of Piam and Suchim Middle Schools.
In accordance with the agreement concluded between KEF and FMV-DPRK in February 2008 the latter donated building materials including cement, steel and plastic windows to each school from April to August 2008, and local supporters provided building materials such as aggregates and labor force.
The construction began in March 2008; the framework was completed by May; the roofing, inner and outer finishing jobs were done by September. Thus school buildings with floor spaces of 1 306㎡ and 1 084㎡ respectively were completed.
During the implementation of the project KEF paid six visits to the construction site, and the FMV-DPRK President and Vice-president visited the schools on their completion in October 2008.
Result: With the new school buildings in Yohae and Majon ris, the local children have got a better condition to attend lessons and after-school activities.