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.

Phearem Seavmei

Seavmei is 11 years old student in Grade 6 at The Lotus School in Prek Dambouk Village, Kampong Chamlorng Commune, Khsach Kandal District, Kandal Province.

She is the only child in the family. Her parents don’t have their own land for farming. Two years ago her parents decided to leave their hometown and move to work in Banteay Meanchey Province. Seavmei is forced to live with her poor grandmother. Her parents send about $ 30 a month to support her and her grandmother but it is not enough to buy rice, food, school supplies and other needs.

Seavmei wishes to be an English teacher but she had struggled to enjoy her schooling due to her living conditions.

Date Posted: December 2017