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.

Kan Chhaiya

Kan Chhaiya is a 14-years-old student in the 8th grade at The Kimino Yume Mezaseba Kanau School in Romduol village,Varin commune, Varin District, Siem Reap province, Cambodia.

Chhiya is the eldest of two sisters and a brother.  Both of Chhaiya’s parents are rice farmers, and as a result, her family is very poor.   Chhaiya is responsible for helping her parents in the rice field and with house chores.  Although Chhaiya is busy at home, she thoroughly enjoys school and wants to be a teacher in the future.

Date Posted:  December 2017