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.

Sath Dalen

Sath Dalen 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.

There are eight members in the family: Her parents and siblings. Her parents are famers. They have a piece of land for growing rice, which produces about 500 Kg of rice per year. However, they had to sell out the rice to pay back all the debt that they had spent during the farming process. For additional income, her parents have to work as farm laborers in the village. Dalen had to help her family with all the work around the house as well as on the farm.

Date Posted: December, 2016