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.

Huor Sonita

Huor Sonita is 14 years old, grade 8 at Chrey Khmum Secondary School, located in Chrey Khmum Village, Chrey Khmum Commune, Sithor Kandal District, Prey Veng province, Cambodia.

There are four members in the family but now she lives with her uncle in Chhey Khmom village because her parents went to work as worker in the rubber farm in Kompong Cham province. Huor Sonita has one sister and her. She is the first child in her family. Her father’s name is Doeor Phon, he is 40 years old and he is a worker in rubber farm. Her mother’s name is Khoem Sreyneang, she is 39 years old, and she is a housewife. They have no farmland for growing rice. Her father is best man in the family to earn money for support their living but it still not enough for cover their expenses for the whole year. Nowadays they live in a hard situation and sometime Huor Sonita doesn’t have money to buy school supplies but she always keep trying to go to school everyday.

After school, She always help her father to do house work and when she have free time, She likes to reading the book and help her younger brother to do homework.

In future, Huor Sonita would like to be a teacher. She wants to improve human resources at the rural area and for helping the family and she wants to help her younger sister to go on to study till high school.

Date posted: December 2018