Girls Be Ambitious

A program that enables girls who are unable to go to school due conditions of poverty to attend one of our rural schools and receive an education instead of having to work in the fields, do chores at home or take care of siblings.

Art Lomrng

Art Lomrng is 14 years old, She is studying at grade 7 B of Hikari school at Songkea village, Snoul commune, Kralanh district, in Siem Reap province.

Art Lomrng is the second child of her family, and she have 2 sisters and 3 brothers. Her father’s name is Hear Krat. He is 38 years old and her mother’s name is Leourb Srey. She is 46 years old. And they are farmers. Lomrng lives in ThearSna Village far from school about 6 km and she go to school by her friend. Her family is poor and owned one hectare of farmland for growing rice. The rice can produce 10 bags of rice in per year (1 bag of rice is equal 100kg). After the rice’s yield collection her parents sold out for 5 bags and got $100 to paid back to shop owner for the cost of fertilizers and the remaining money paid for the food but it was not enough for daily expenses in a whole year. Therefore, besides the growing rice her mother fishing fish snail, crab for their daily food. Her mother is a window who supporting their family, and her father has married a new wife. She studies very hard and she is a good student in the class. After school, she helps her mother to do housework. In her free time, she likes to read the books and review the lessons from school.

For Art Lomrng’s future goal: She wants to be a Khmer teacher to earn money to support her family. And she wants to help all the kids in her village.

Date posted: January, 2019