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.

Samorn Pich

Samorn Pich is 19 years old, student in grade 12 at The Ascham Community School #281 in Pou Rang village, Senmonorom commune, O Reang district, Mondulkiri Province.

She has seven siblings, six sisters and one brother and she is the second child in the family.

Pich is staying at the dormitory, a friendly student and always tries to work and studies hard. Her family owns one hectare of farmland where they can produce 180 kg of rice per year to eat in the family. They are also raising some animals and collecting some fruits for the forest when they have free time from doing farm to earn about $30 per month. The above income her parents sent her $10 per month for the payment need when she is staying in dormitory. Her family lives in a small wooden house same as other ethnic minority, located in Pou Treng village, Dak Dam commune, O Reang district, Mondulkiri Province.

In the future, she wants to be a teacher, she hopes to share the knowledge she knows to improve the children in her community.

 

November 2018