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.

Duo Sroe

Duo Sroe, 19 years old, female, having six siblings, three sisters and three brothers,  the fifth child in the family, studies in grade 11 at Ascham Community School # 281 in Pou Rang village, Senmonorom commune, OReang district, Mondulkiri province.

She was born in Po Treng village, Dak Dam commune, O Reang district, Mondulkiri province. Her father, a farmer, 44 years old, names Srob Sroe. And her mother, 42 years old, a farmer, names Kret Phyach. Duo’s parents, owning about one hectare of farmland, producing about 666 kg of rice per year, earning about $ 26.25 per month, are minority (Bu Noung). On the other hand, they raise some of animals like pigs, ducks and chickens and grow some of the vegetable and fruits behind the house to support their family. Despite, working on the farm, they go to forest to collect fruit, resin, vegetables, fishing and hunting wild animals to sell and buy something that they need. Their house, is small, making from wood, is far from school. It’s about 50 kilometers from school to her house so now she stays at dormitory, located close to school. Moreover, Duo couldn’t go and back home on the weekday she will go home on the weekend to bring some food. At the school, Duo, always coming to school on time, studying hard, working hard together to help schoolwork is a clever student. She usually gets good marks. She receives only $ 12.25 a month from her parents.

Duo wants be a pre-school teacher in the future because she loves to teacher a little children. It is going to be fun to teach kids.

Date posted: June 2018