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.

Born Sreypheang

Born Sreypheang is 14 years old, grade 8 at Chrey Khmum Secondary School, located in Chrey Khmum Village, Chrey Khmum Commune, Sithor Kandal District, Prey Veng province, Cambodia.

There are five members in the family. Born Sreypheang has one sister and one brother. She is the first child in her family. Her father’s name is Haor Born, he is 40 years old and he died since she was young. Her mother’s name is Dun Ten, she is 35 years old, and she is a farmer. Her family has farmland about 1500 m2 for growing rice. Her family takes crop yield of rice about 2000 kg per year and they had sold for 1000 kg of rice, get $200 for support their living but it still not enough for cover their expenses for the whole year.. Nowadays they live in a hard situation and sometime Born Sreypheang doesn’t have money to buy school supplies but she always keep trying to go to school everyday..for growing riceAfter school, She always help her father to do house work and when she have free time, She likes to reading the book and help her younger brother to do homework.

In future, Born Srey Pheang would like to be a doctor. She wants to help poor people at the rural area and for helping the family and she wants to help her young sister and brother to go on to study till high school.

Date posted: December, 2018