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.

Khon HeungMai

Khon HeungMai is a 13 -year-old student in 7th grade at The Bret Harte Middle School/Almaden Community in Sangker Doch village, Sdech Kong Tbaung commune, Banteay Meas district, Kompot province.

She is the fourth child in the family. She lives in a very poor family. She has only father who works as construction worker and her mother died long time ago. She has to struggle her life by living without having mother. He raises two cows. She has to take care herself because her father has no time to take care of her. He needs to work whole day to earn money for family. As a construction worker, he earns only $2.50 per day. He hardly raises his children because the money he gets is so little.

Date Posted: December, 2015