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.

Chham Sokchen

Chham Sokchen is a 12-year-old student in 4rd grade at The Kirivorn School in Kirivorn village, Steng Chhay commune, Kompong Seila district, Koh Kong province.

Sokchen has five siblings, three sisters and two brothers, and she is third child in family. Her parents are land guards whose salary is $62.5 per month. Besides this job, they grow some vegetables and they cut firewood to sell. Sokchen has to help her mother to do housework and to water vegetables every day before she goes to school.

Date posted: November, 2016