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.

Pen Chiva

Pen Chiva is 14 years old, grade 8 at Chrey Khmum Secondary School, located in Chrey Khmum Village, Chrey Khmum Commune, Sithor Kandal District, Prey Veng province, Cambodia.

There are three members in the family. Pen Chiva has no any sisters or brother. She is. Her father’s name is Pon Pen, he is 45 years old and he is a farmer. Her mother’s name is Kim Savorn, she is 42 years old, and she is a housewife. Her father has farmland about 1500 m2 for growing rice. Her family takes crop yield of rice about 2000 kg per year and they had sold for 1000 kg of rice, get $200 for support their living but it still not enough for cover their expenses for the whole year; therefore, her father has another job is feeding dugs, but it is not good fortune. Nowadays they live in a hard situation and sometime Pen Chiva doesn’t have money to buy school supplies but she always keep trying to go to school everyday..

After school, She always help her father to do house work and when she have free time, She likes to reading the book.

In future, Pen Chiva would like to be a teacher. She wants to improve human resources at the rural area and for helping the family.

Date posted: December, 2018