A visit to Cambodia-Japan Friendship middle and high School by Mr. Yuki Hamada of Japan Foundation and colleagues.
Deputy Prime minister Sor Kheng, offered titled “”MohaSena” to Mr. Kong Vorn, director of Cambodia Education Assistance Fund in 2015.
Mr. Kong Vorn at Kyodo News Office when he was 35
After a walk through mine field toward Nong Chan in the purpose of immigrating to Japan, Mr. Kong Vorn, his wife and his grandchildren Kong Bunthy was support by Kyodo News Bureau Chief to get the license to immigrate to Japan.
Shinyo-en director Mr. Ichiro Ota received the award titled “Royal decree Monisaraphorn decoration, Class MohaSena instead of Her Holiness Shinso Ito” in July 2015. Shinyo-en is the main supporter for Cambodia-Japan Friendship middle and high School. Through...
First deputy director of Cambodia Education Support from Saga Ms. Yoko Komoto, director of Cambodia Education Assistance Fund, Professor of Sag University, Ms. Yukiko Matsuo, Representative of CESS and Ms. Murai.
Two years ago, students take class in the bike station because was not enough room. The reason that we have enough room was that most students from every primary school want to enter Cambodia-Japan Friendship middle and high School.
From Left to right: Mr. Toshiaki Nakayama, senior staff of ToshiakiNakayama, Former Representative Director, President Toshihide Sakai, Kuraray Techno.Ltd and Mr. Kong Vorn. These two senior staffs visited Cambodia-Japan Friendship middle and high School in...
The visit of Mr. Wada Takayuki, Second Secretary of Japanese Embassy in Cambodia, and his colleagues to Cambodia-Japan Friendship middle and high School in 2015
A memorial photo when Mr. Kong Vorn have dinner with H.E Ambassador of Japanese Embassy in Cambodia YUJI KUMAMARU and other staffs of the embassy at ambassador’s house.
Mr. Yoshihiro Abe, First Secretary of Japanese Embassy in Cambodia and his assistant visited Cambodia-Japan Friendship middle and high School.
Mr. Kong Vorn delivered a speech about Pol Pot Regime and Education in Cambodia at IBaraki Christian University, where the main scholarship donor for Cambodia-Japan Friendship middle and high School since 2005, Mr. Professor Fujita Satoshi is working
Chair and table donated by Kawai-Juku led by Mr. Chairman Hiroto Kawai since 2000.
Mr. Kong Vorn has been invited to deliver a speech in Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Centerby Japan Heart in 2016.
The Solar Lanterns donated to CJFS students by Panasonic Company in 2015.
Mr. Kong Vorn, the man who scarified everything for Cambodian.
Since Mr. Kong Vornsaw these children sit on ground without chair, table in the disrepair building he could not bear seeing such situation, he decided to establish Cambodia Education Assistance Fund in 1993.
Cambodia-Japan Friendship middle and high School student stood in rank 2 in Japanese Speech Contest at National University of Management in 2016.
Embassy of Japan in Cambodia
3 November 2014
Conferral of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette,
upon Mr. Kong Vorn, Head of Board of Directors,
Cambodia-Japan Friendship Middle and High School
and Director of Cambodia Education Assistance Fund (CEAF)
On 3 November 2014, the Government of Japan announced the foreign recipients of the 2014 Autumn Imperial Decorations. Among 57 foreign recipients is Mr. Kong Vorn, Head of board of directors, Cambodia-Japan Friendship Middle and High Schooland Director of Cambodia Education Assistance Fund (CEAF), who will receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, in recognition of his significant contributions to the development of Japanese language education in Cambodia and the enhancement of mutual understanding between Japan and Cambodia.
- DECORATION: The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette
- SERVICE: Contributed to the development of Japanese language education in Cambodia and the enhancement of mutual understanding between Japan and Cambodia.
- NAME (AGE): Kong Vorn(77)
- MAJOR TITLES:
- Head of board of directors, Cambodia-Japan Friendship Middle and High School
- Director of Cambodia Education Assistance Fund (CEAF)
- ADDRESS (NATIONALITY):No: 21Eo, St. 496, SangkatPhsarDeumthkauv, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh, (Cambodia)
・住所:No: 21Eo, St. 496, SangkatPhsarDeumthkauv, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh, (Cambodia)
Mr. Kong Vorn worked for Japanese media in Cambodia from 1970 to 1975. After experiencing forced labor for nearly 4 years during the Khmer Rouge era, he moved to Japan and settled there as a political refugee in 1981. He founded “Cambodia Education Assistance Fund (CEAF)in 1993 and started serving as Director of the Fond, through which he built 5 schools in Cambodia. He made great achievements in the improvement of educational system in Cambodia through introducing Japanese school systems and Japanese language education, and enhancement of the reputation of Japan and Japanese educational system in Cambodia as well.
In 1999, Mr. Kong Vorn built theCambodia-Japan Friendship Middle and High School in PreyVeng Province and started serving as Head of board of directors of the School. He invited volunteer teachers of Japanese language from Japan and made a tremendous contribution in promotingJapanese language study in the Province. The School is the only school in Cambodia which has Japanese language classes at the middle and high school level and has been producing many Japanese speakers every year.
Mr. Kong Vorn highly appreciates the Japanese educational system and introduced it to the school education of the Cambodia-Japan Friendship Middle and High School. He enhanced the respect among Cambodian people toward Japan and Japanese people and the reputation of the Japanese educational system in Cambodia through such activities.
Mr. Kong Vorn also conducted many exchange programs of youths between Japan and Cambodia and played a leading role in promoting mutual understanding and friendship between the two countries.
Mr. Kong Vorn worked for the Japanese Media between 1970 and 1975 and made prompt and accurate reports of the Indo-china situation at that time for Japanese people. He also published a book regarding his own experiences during the Khmer Rouge and aftermath through which he made a significant contribution in promoting the study of the modern history of Cambodia among Japanese historians and researchers.