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.

Hen Davy

Hen Davy is a 12-year-old student in 4th grade at The Tokyo-West Rotary Club in Peam Khvav village, Dom Bokroung commune, Phnom Srouch District, Kampong Speu Province.

Davy has three siblings, all are girls, and she is the youngest child in family. Her father is a farmer who own about a half of one hectare of farmland. The yield of each year is low, about 1200kg of rice per year, because they don’t have much money to buy fertilizer and there is limited water source in that area. Her mother is a mango harvester and she earns $120 per month but her income is according to mango season. While her parents are busy to work outside, Davy helps her sisters to do housework every day. Those works has kept her be absent from school frequently.

Date posted: November, 2016