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.

Sun Reahsa

Reahsa is 15 years old and she is a student in grade 8 at The Green Family School in Takeo province, Kirivong district, Angbrasat commune, Angbrasat village.

There are four members in her family, one grandmother, one brother and two sisters including her.  Reahsa is a first child in her family. Her parents have divorced each other for a long time and nowadays they are living with their grandmother. Her mother goes to work in Phnom Penh as a factory staff and get 180$ in her month. Her mother always send the money to her grandmother for 100$ in per mother to support her school supplies. Her family is poor family. her grandmother has one hectare which can produce about 1,500-2,500 kg of rice per year. However this is only the ideal output because she needs to barter for fertilizer and other expenditures during the farming process. Her grandmother has not enough money to support school supplies for her. She usually walks to school and comes back and sometimes she rides a bicycle with her friends after school.

After school, Reahsa needs to help her grandmother with housework and takes care her younger brothers every day after school and days off.

Reahsa wants to a teacher when she grows up. She loves the job so much. Furthermore, she would likes to teach all the students in the rural villages to have higher knowledge to become center-row of the nation and also progress the nation towards perfect human resource. Moreover, she would loves to earn money to support her family in the future when she is going to succeed in her aspiration.

Updated: June 2018