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.

Phea Ngor

Phea Ngor is a 7-year-old student in 2nd grade at The Ascham School community, in Putang village, Romnea commune, Senmonorom district, Mondulkiri province.

Phea Ngor has one sister and one brother. She is the second child in the family. Her parents are farmers who own about one hectare of farmland and the yield of rice farming is about 700 kg/ a hectare. Profit from rice farming is not enough to feed this family, so her parents do seasonal works such as planting and harvesting cassavas, picking cashew nuts, and each of them earns about $4 per day but they can work only 2-3 days per week. Phea Ngor has to help her parents to do housework while they are busy to work out side whole day.

Date Posted: March, 2017