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.

Sdeng Bopha

Sdeng Bopha is an 8 year- old student in Grade 2 at The Nicholas and Zachary Poor School in Trapaing Chress Village in Ratanakiri Province.

She has three brothers and she is the fourth child in the family. Her parents are farmers. They have about a hectare of farmland, which can produce 1000 kg of rice per year. However, they must give half of their rice harvest to the farmer whom they buy farming materials from for the farming process.After the rice harvest season, father is also a day labor making $5.00 a day when someone needs to hire him. Bopha did not have time to attend school because she must help the family in doing housework.

Date Posted: December 2017