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.

Lang Naisein

Lang Naisein is 14 years old and she is a student in grade 8 at the Pluk secondary School in in Kat Pluk village, Prekel commune, Kongpong Speu Province.

There are four members in her family, parents and two sisters and she is a first child. Her father’s name is Kheng Sokphon, 38 years old. Her mother’s name is Houng Sokhon, 40 years old. They are farmers and family is so poor and they can produce 800kg of rice per year. After finished from farm work, they are growing some vegetables for family. Every day, their families are very hard of living by they are trying to earn more money for supported their children to school. For rice products of the year there is not enough to eat. They would like to express their thanks to the organization and sponsors of the scholarship of her daughter, even though it is not sufficiently supportive of the family’s needs, but also reduces her family’s expenses. Lang Naisein promised to come to school regularly and the money that she received from her donor will keep for buying the school supplies.

Lang Naisein is a good student in class and sometime, she explain the lesson to her classmates when they are not understand and after school she always help her mother to do housework and look after her brothers.

In the future, Naisein wants to be a teacher in her village because she thinks that the teachers have been able to support a lot of social work, especially human resources training and she would like to support her family to live in a better life.

 

November 2018