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.

To Be Selected

Saylong is 18 years old, and is in grade 11th at The ASIJ School in Chup Krom village, Svay Leu commune, Svay Leu district, Siem Reap province.

There are 4 members in her family, parents, two older brothers and her. She is the last child in her family. Her father name is Phean Thoeurn and he is 53 years old, Her mother name is Heang Leay and she is 51 years old. They are farmers. Her family is so poor and they have owned farmland for one hectare for transplanting rice, and raise chicken with a pig. The rice can produce 20 bags in per year and they are selling rice for 5 bags and got $100 to pay back to shop owner for the fertilizers and keep some for daily eating in a whole year. Moreover her father goes to work as a construction workers and get 5$ in per day for support his family but the income still not enough for cover the family expenses.

Saylong is a good students and she always get a high school in class and after school, she is always going to farm to help her mother for extra works to earn more income.

For her future goal, she wishes to be a guide because she could practice English every day with foreigner and she may has a chance to go anywhere especially western country.

Updated: April, 2018