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.

San Saovna

San Saovna is a 12 years-old student in 8th grade at The Naohiro Nishiya School in Tbaung Teuk Village, Meanrith Commune, Sandann District, and Kampong Thom Province.

Saovna has gotten two brothers and two sisters including her. She is the third child in the family. Her parents are farmers. They have their own farmland for transplanting rice, which can produce 600 kg of rice in a year.   Besides working in the field her mother works as a day laborer. Sometimes, Saovna is also hired to harvest rice and clean grasses with these extra jobs and she can earn $4 per day but it is not regular income. Saovna sometimes helps her parents on the rice field during harvest season.

Date Posted: February, 2017