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.

Ry Thearak

Ry Thearak was born on January 6th 2004 in Prey Tub Village, Chey Commune, Kampong Svay District, Kampong Thom Province. She is a student in 8th grade at The Kozak Ohana School # 285 or Trapaing Arak Secondary School. It is located in Trapaing Arak Village, Chey Commune, Kampong Svay District, Kampong Thom Province.

Thearak is 14 years old. She was born in a poor family with 3 siblings and she is the youngest child in the family. Despite living in poverty, Thearak has a strong passion to learn and she wishes to pursue her studies until she graduates from university. Her mother’s name is Ne Neang and father’s name is Noem Ry. Her parents are farmers who own a small piece of farmland. Their farmland is in rain-fed area, so the production is low. Thearak has to help with housework and in the rice field. This is her duty when she is not in school.

Date posted: March 2018