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.

Khan Lily

Khan Lily is a 13 year old student in grade 7 at the Green Family School in Takeo province, Kirivung district, Angbrasat commune, Chong Angbrasat village.

Khan is the eldest in her family, and has one younger sister.  Her family owns half a hectar of land, which produces 800-900kg of rice a year.  Her mother is a housewife and her father has occasional work as a village laborer.  As a result, her family is poor.  When Khan is not at school she is responsible for housework and taking care of her younger sister.

Date Posted: December 2017