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.

To Be Selected

Chin Koemhen is 14 years old. She is in grade 9 at Donduong Secondary School, and she lives in Taphork village, Balang Commune, Baray District and Kampong Thom Province.

Chin Koemheng lives with 6 members in her family, one brother and 3 sisters and their parents. She is the youngest child in the family. Chin Koemheng’s parents are farmers, they have owning half hectare of farmland. The family is able to collect maybe 12 sacks of rice, so they produce of rice get little like this. Her parents after do farm already they try to find others jobs as work sometime picker of corns, sometime pull out of potatoes and construction of worker near their village for money. They get from 16000riels to 20000riels a day from their work but it is not every day. Koemheng’s parents are very poor. They didn’t have good job, and they couldn’t support her daughter for studies. She wants studies Part-time but her parents didn’t have enough money to support, she always wants to learn every time. She gets only 1000riels a day for her studies and rides her bike to school every day. Chin Koemheng is a hard work and is always studies hard, too. After school, Koemhen responsible to help her parents with housework every times.

Koemheng’s goal she wants to be a doctor. She wants to cure all the people in her location, she thinks that in her village is far from hospital, and she wants to help all poor people when they illness. When I was them, I am very pity them and I help my parents.

Date Posted: December 2018