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.

Ro Rath

Rath is 14 years old the student in 8th grade at The Nozomi School # 348 donated by David Sneider and Naomi Pollock Family. Located: Khchass Village, Khchass Commune, Saut Nikum District and Siem Reap Province.

She has no father because her parents broke up since she was young. Her mother name is Eun Tong. She’s 36 years old and she’s a farmer. Rath is the second child in the family, with one older sister. Her family has no land so her mother doesn’t grow the rice. Every day her mother works so hard at the small bank as a cleaner near her house. She clean around the bank and wash every things that their let her do but someday she is free so for a day can get only $2.5 from the bank that is not enough for support the family and kinds go to school and food for every day. Sometime her mother ask her to stop from studying and help her to earn money but Rath loves to study so she comes to school every day. Rath is a good student. After school, she goes home to help her mother with house work. In her free time, she likes to read the books and review the lessons from school and help mother to cook meal for her family.

 Rath wants to be a teacher when she grows up. She wants to help all the poor kids like her and love to study and the most she wants to earn money to support her family to be better in the future.

Date posted: December, 2018