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.

Seun Rath

Rath is 14 years old, student in 8th grade at the Dahlia Sam School in Roung Mashin village, Tasal commune, O’ral district, Kampong Speu province.

Rath has four sisters and two brothers. She is the sixth child in the family. Her parents are farmers who owned 4,000 m2 wher they can produce rice during a rainy season. Her parents can gather 10 to 12 sacks of rice production in a year. Rath has a sister who is working in the provincial town and she also sends some money by month to support the family family. For her parents, they are older now. Her parent can earn about 4,500 to 5,000 riels per day to support family.

In her free time, Rath loves to do homework, helps her monther’s housework, feeding cow and chickens. She gets 500 to 1,000 riels to school.

In the future, Rath wants to be a teacher because she loves teaching children. She thinks this career is the good and can earn money to support family.

 

November 2018