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.

Sang Sreyneath

Sang Sreyneath 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.

Sreynoch has four siblings, two sisters and two brothers, and she is the eldest child in family. Her parents are farmer who own one hectare of farmland. They can get only 1200kg of rice from their rice farm every year because they can grow rice only in rainy season. In order to assure three meals per day for family, her father works as a construction worker and he earn $160 per month but it is irregular income. While her parents are busy to earn money outside of house, Sreynoch has to help them by doing housework and taking care of her small siblings. Those responsibilities make her skip school very often.

Date posted: January, 2017