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.

Pheng Sonchhay

Pheng Sonchhay 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 four members in her family and she is the youngest child in the family. Her mother name is Aem Son who is a seller and her father name is Sang Phoeun who is a construction worker. They raise two cows. She is now living with her parents in a small house. The money they earn per day is so little. So they need to try and work very hard for their life. Anyways, Chhay has one big dream is to be finish university.

Date Posted: December, 2015