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.

Lem Saly

Lem Saly is 14 years old, She is studying at grade 7 B of Hikari school at Songkea village, Snoul commune, Kralanh district, in Siem Reap province.

Lem Saly is the only child of her family. Her father’s name is Let Lem. He is 32 years old and her mother’s name is Theam Somlai. She is 41 years old. And they are farmers. Lem Saly lives with her grandma in Snoul Village far from school about 3 km, And she goes to school by ride a bicycle. Her family is poor and owned half hectare of farmland for growing rice. The rice can produce 500 to 1000Kg of rice in per year. After the rice’s yield collection her parents go to work at Thailand for their daily consumption in a whole year.

As for Lem Saly, she studies very hard and she is a good student in the class. After school, she help her grandma cook food for her andgrandma, to do housework. In her free time, she likes to read the books and review the lessons from school.

For Lem Saly’s future goal: She wants to be a Khmer teacher to earn money to support her family. And she wants to help all the kid in her village.

Date posted: January, 2019