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.

Ban Meassomnang

Ban Meassomnang is 13 years old, she was born on 21 October 2005, and she lives in Pring Village, Mungreav Commune, Tbong Khmum District, Kampong Cham Province.
She is in grade 8th at The Green Family School II #419, which is located in in Cherng Khal Village, Mungreav Commune, Tbong Khmum District, Kampong Cham Province.

Meassomnang has two siblings (one brother, one sister) and she is a first child in the family. She is fatherless since she was childhood and her mother’s name is Mrs. Soy Sokphal, she has 47 years old, Meassomnang’s family don’t have the land of the farm to harvest, they are lived with aunt or uncle’s house, they are only depended on slave working in general job. Their income 18000 riles in per day but someday they are irregular money. As this is not enough to support the family’s needs, Meassamnang’s mother commonly has to go on trips to be a slave in general jobs. Someday she can earn $3-$5 in per days. This means, that even with this additional income, the parents do not have enough money to support the family and their children’s everyday needs. As a result, Meassomnang commonly that she don’t have money to go to study in part-time to get more the knowledge, she is only get full-time, cause her mother don’t have money to support her studying.

Meassomnang’s goals want to be a doctor. She wants to cure all the people in her location; she thinks that in her location is nearby her home.

Date Posted: November 2018