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.

Thoeun Socheata

Thoeun Socheata was born on November 05, 2006 in Orn Doung Breng Village, Preah Khlang Commune. She is in the 5th grade at the Dyer Family Friendship School # 261. Dyer. It is locate in Beng Kaung village, Preah Kleung commune, Thbeng Meanchey district, Preah Vihear province.

Socheata has 5 siblings and she is fifth in the family. Her farther name is Mr. En Thoeun and her mother name is Ing Sothein, both of them are farmers. The family owns a hectare of farm land; in which they can earn up to $300 a year in rice production. As this is not enough to support the family’s needs. Socheata’s farther commonly has to go on trips to be a slave. He has to carry the sack of cement. A day he can earn $6. This means, that even with this additional income, the parents do not have enough money to support the family and their children’s everyday needs. As a result, Socheata commonly has to miss school to stay home and help to care for her siblings or help in the rice field and other housework.

Socheata’s goal wanted to be a doctor. She wants to cure all the people in her location, she thinks that in her location is far from hospital.

Date posted: March 5, 2018