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.

An In

An In is a 12-years-old student in 4th grade at The Kirivorn School in Kirivorn Village, Steng Chhay Commune, Kompong Seila District, Sihanouk Ville Province

An In has two siblings and she is the youngest daughter in the family. Her parents got a divorce many years ago. After her parents divorced, her father never cared for or sent money to In for her studies. In is now living in a very small home with her grandmother. Her mother doesn’t have any farmland for growing rice. So she decides to work at garment factory in Phnom Penh.The salary of her mother is not adequate to assist her family. An In enjoys her studies but she cannot regularly attend class. She must help her grandmother to do housework.

Date Posted: December 2017