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.

Khat Sothy

Khat Sothy is a 15 years old student in 8th grade at The ASIJ School which is located in Chup Krom village, Svay Leu commune, Svay Leu district, and Siem Reap province.

Sothy have gotten three sisters and three brothers in the family. She is the youngest in the family. Her parents are farmers. Her family have owned one hectare and half of farmland for growing rice and get 2 tones per year. They have sold it out and got $375. This income could not enough to settle the family well. Therefore, they have had to grow some vegetables and raised some chickens in order to serve for family’s needs. However, the amount of that revenue still wasn’t adequate to buy food, clothes and school supplies for her schooling.

Date Posted: December 2017