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.

Teurm Ratana

Ratana is a twelve years old student in Grade 5 at The Janie’s School #524 in Snam Preah commune, Bakan district, Pursat province.

There are five members in her family. She has a sister. She is the second child in the family. Her mother is a widow. She divorced her husband. Now Ratana’s father had another wife. He never visits her and supports anything in daily living. Hermother is a farmer. She has a small farmland which can produce rice about 200kg a year. And at home, she also grows some vegetables and raises few chickens for daily meals. Sometime she goes out to look for fishes around the village.

Ratana doesn’t much free time. She usually stays by her mother with all kinds of farmland’s works. She usually goes out with her mother to make a little bit of money with the farmlands of the villagers when they need.

Date Posted: February, 2017