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.

Pin Sreyla

Pin Sreyla is an 11 -year-old student who entered the Girls Be Ambitious program in 2016. At the time, she enrolled in grade 3 at The Tokyo-West Rotary Club School #86 in Peam Khvav village, Dom Bokroung commune, Phnom Srouch District, Kampong Speu Province. She is now in the fifth grade.

Sreyla has seven siblings, six sisters and one brother, and she is sixth child in family. Her father works as a mango harvester and he earns about 140 dollar per moth but it is not regular income because it is according to mango seasons. Her mother stays at home. This family own one hectare of farmland and they can grow rice only once a year because of limitation of rain and water sources. The yield is low; they can get only 1200 kg of rice every year. Sreyla has to help her mother to do housework because other members are busy with farming.

She maintains high attendance and has many friends who are among her classmates.

Date Posted: November, 2017