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.

Phet Sreyneath

Phet Sreyneath is a thirteen-year-old student in the sixth grade at Wat Thmey primary school which is located in Takhong Village, Trean Commune, Kampong Siem District, and Kampong Cham Province.

There are eight members in Sreyneath’s family. Sreyneath has six siblings, four sisters and two brothers, and she is third child in family. Her parents are both farmers, earning 10,000 ($2.50) a week, which is not enough to support their family.

In the future, Sreyneath wants to be a teacher because she likes teaching and wants to teach young children in her village. Sreyneath wants to share knowledge to the students in her community as well as be able to help financially support her family.

Date Posted: January, 2018