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.

Phen Anita

Phen Anita was born on October 09, 2007 in Kok Beng Village, Sangkat Kampong Bronak, Preah Vihear City, Preah Vihear Province. She is in the 5th grade at the Dyer Family Friendship School # 261. This school was donated by Philip B. Dyer. It is locate in Beng Kaung village, Preah Kleung commune, Thbeng Meanchey district, Preah Vihear province.

Anita has 2 siblings and she is first in the family. Her farther name is Mr. Phoung Sophors and her mother name is Yon Kunthea. Her farther is a farmer and her mother is a seller. The family owns a hectare of farm land; in which they can earn up to $250 a year in rice production. As this is not enough to support the family’s needs. Anita’s farther commonly has to go on trips to be a slave. He has to carry the sack of cement. A day he can earn $5. This means, that even with this additional income, the parents do not have enough money to support the family and their children’s everyday needs. As a result, Anita commonly has to miss school to stay home and help to care for her siblings or help in the rice field and other housework.

Anita’s goal wanted to be a doctor. She wants to cure all the people in her location, she thinks that in her location is far from hospital.

Date posted: March, 2018