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.

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Vath En is in 9th grade at Roveing Secondary School, Rovieng District, Preah Vihear Province.

En’s family is a very poor farmer. Her father and mother work on a small plot of land where they grow paddy rice to make their living. Despite, their yearly harvest is too little to cover the family and since her father is disabled and did not able to do other job.  Her mother works as a day labor to make extra income. En had struggled for her study, she never has enough school supplies and uniform to school and her neighbor giver her clothes. She also helped her mother during harvest season and for her neighbor on her free time for some money.

En is now able to continue to high school with the support from the Girls Be Ambitious program.

 

Date Posted: December 2013