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.

Pearch Sreynith

Sreynith is a 15 years old student in Grade 7 at the Janie’s School in Snam Preah commune, Bakan district, Pursat province.

There are eight members in her family. She has four brothers and three sisters. She is the first chlild in the family. Her parents are farmers. Her family has a small farmland for growing rice on rainy season. But the harvesting every year is not enough to feed the family, so her father had another work as a fisherman. The fishes that he caught are for selling and food for the family. And her mother is only farmer, she don’t have any job and get some income as her husband. She just looks after her children and does housework.

Sreynith usually helps her mother in doing housework. Right now she also take care one of her youngest brother who got sick since he was born. She goes to school on foot that take her about 15 minutes.

Date Posted:January, 2017