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.

Phorn Nimul

Phorn Nimul is 13 years old, student in grade 7th at The Doris Dillon School in Phnom Toch village, Sdach Kong Khang Tboung Commune, Banteay Meas District, Kampot province.

She is the second child in the family. She has 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Her father’ name Phorng Thim and her mother’ name Ban Norn, Her poor familly earns a living by doing farm work on half hectare of farmland. However, this land can hardly support the family for all their daily needs. In addition to farm work, her mother has to go harvesting rice and her father has to got to work as a construction worker for neighbors to make extra money to support the family. The rice they produced has to keep eating during a year and the income from her father used for the need in the family and also has to cover on the school material of their children too. The situation of the family is in a very difficult surviving. Nimul has to miss school sometimes to look after her siblings at home and help with other housework instead of her mother.

In the future, Nimul wants to be a teacher so she can share her knowledge to all the kids in her village. Also, she wants to earn money to help her family to live with a better life.

Date posted: April 1, 2019