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.

Oam Nary

Oam Nary is a 12-year-old student in 5th grade at The Tokyo-West Rotary Club in Peam Khvav village, Dom Bokroung commune, Phnom Srouch District, Kampong Speu Province.

Nary has two siblings, all are girls, and she is the eldest child in family. Her parents are farmer who have one hectare of farmland. Because they don’t have enough money to buy fertilizer and water sources are limited, the yield of rice is low, only 1280kg of rice per year. In order to complete demand in family, her father works as construction worker and it is not regular income. While her parents work outside whole day, Nary has to do housework and take care of her younger sister. Those works has force her to skip class frequently.

Date posted: November, 2016