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.

Chin Srey Leap

Chin Srey Leap is 14 years old, a student in 9thgrade at The Yoon Soon Jung School, located in Toul Sdey village, Toul Sdey commune, Chantrea district and Svay Rieng province.

Chin Srey Leap has three siblings one elder brother, one younger brother. She is the second child in the family. Her parents are farmers and they have owned one hectare of farmland where they can produce rice products to eat during the year. After harvesting season, her father has to run a moto-taxi in the village and he can earn 20,000 to 30,000 riels depend on the more or less customers. Other than three buffalos and two pigs her mother also helps to feed some animals like chicken and ducks but the profit from those animal are not so good because most of them sick and died. Not all the incomes that their parents can earn are enough to support the daily need of the family and the children studying. Sometime, Srey Leap has to miss school to help her family do the housework and taking care her younger sister.

In the future, Srey Leap wants to be a good of English teacher.

Updated: May 2018