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.

Den Yam

Den Yam is a 14-years-old student in 8th grade at The Kimino Yume Mezaseba Kanau School in Romduol village,Varin commune, Varin District, Siem Reap province.

Yam has seven siblings, two sister and five brothers, and she is forth child in family. Her parents are farmers who own about two hectares of farmland and their farmland is far away from their house, so her parents have to stay in a cottage near their field until the end of harvest season. Nowadays, Yam lives with her grandmother who has income about $12.5 per month from selling vegetables in market. Her grandmother is not healthy and she is sick often, so Yam has to respond to do housework and to take care of her old grandmother.

Date Posted: April, 2016