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.

Nguy Soriya

Nguy Soriya is 12 years old, grade 5 at Peam Khvav Primary School, located in Peam Khrav village, Dom Bokrong commune, Phom Srouch district and Kampong Speu province.

There are seven members in her family, parents, two bothers and 3 sisters including her. She is the fifth child in her family.

Her father’s name is Hok Nguy, 43 years old and he is a mango gatherer, he can earn 30,000 riels a day in season. Her mother’s name is Porn Choeb, 47 years old and she is a farmer. Her family has own farmland for growing rice and hey can produce the rice is about 2,800 kg per year. They had sold rice for 1800kg and get 450$ for support their living everyday and they keep some rice for daily eating in the whole year. This family is a poor family because their income is so low and they cannot cover their expense every day for a whole year.  When she get summer holiday Soriya go to work with her farther as a mango gatherer and get 5$ in per day to earn more income for her family and she is a good daughter who help her parent to do house work and other tasks.

In future, Nguy Soriya wishes to become a specialized teacher of Khmer literature and English language because she prefers to teach these subjects to the kids of a next generation.

Updated: May, 2018