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 Sonita

Phorn Sonita was born on August 01, 2008 in Orn Doung Breng Village, Preah Khlang Commune. She is in the 5th grade at the Dyer Family Friendship School # 261. It is locate in Beng Kaung village, Preah Kleung commune, Thbeng Meanchey district, Preah Vihear province.

Sonita has 2 siblings and she is first in the family. Her farther name is Mr. Kran Channthorn and her mother name is Sophorn, both of them are farmers. 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. Sonita’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 $5.5. 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, Sonita commonly has to miss school to stay home and help to care for her siblings or help in the rice field and other housework.

Sonita’s goal wanted to be English teacher. She wants to help the kids in her location, otherwise it’s international language, she is clever in the English class. she thinks that in her location is far from School.

Date posted: March, 2018