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.

Khech Srey Neang

Khech Srey Neang is 15 years old, a student in 9th grade at The Yoon Soon Jung School, located in ToulSdey village, ToulSdey commune, Chantrea district and Svay Rieng province.

Khech Srey Neang has three siblings, one brother and one sister. She is the third child in the family. Her parents are farmers and they have no other job except growing rice in the season. Because of the poverty, her parents have sent her to live with her grandmother. Her grandmother is getting old from day to days and she cannot find enough money to support her school supplies. Srey Neang goes school with her old bicycle in the dry season, her house is 3 km far from school, but in the raining season, she has to walk to school because the slipping and sticky road and also is the season that she is always late to school. However, Srey Neang has tried to study hard in order to achieve her goal.

In the future, she wants to be an English teacher because she loves English language and wants to share her knowledge to people in the next generation to get a good job and better life.

Updated: May 2018