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.

Thou Sopheap

Thou Sopheap is 13 years old and she is minority tribe. She is studying in grade 5th at The Mr. and Mrs. Sak Nhep School which in Chorng Ra Village Batang Commune, Lumphat District Ratanakiri Province.

There are 5 members in her family, Parents, two brothers and her.  Thou Sopeap is the second child in her family and she has got order brother and one little brother. Her dad is a farmer and he has got one broken home with the land width 20m and length 70m and he owns his farmland is about one hectare. His farmland he is plants vegetables, corn, cucumber and rice. Sometimes, he goes to find for an extra job at Ban Long town at Ratanakiri Province and he earns about $7.50 in per day. Her mum is a housewife. She does her housework and she looks after her little son.

Thou Sopeap is a good student in class and everyone at school knows her well because she is studies hard on all subjects and she always goes to school by walk. Her home is about one kilometer from school.  After school she helps her mum for cooking and she sometimes finds a work near her home like picking up fruits of cashew apple to support her family as well.

In the future, she wants to be a teacher because she likes teaching and she would like to share her knowledge to the kids in her village and she thinks that learning is very important to reduce poverty and develop local human resources. Additionally, she wants to help her little brother and her parent to live in a comfortable life.

Date posted: April, 2018