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.

Va Sreyka

Va Sreyka is a thirteen-year-old student in the seventh grade at Samdach Hun Sen Trean Secondary school which is located in Takhong Village, Trean Commune, Kampong Siem District, and Kampong Cham Province.

Sreyka has four siblings, three sisters and one brother, and she is the second child in the family. Her parents are both farmers, growing rice during the rainy season, earning a very small amount of money. In order to provide food for the family, Sreyka’s father is also a moto driver.  Sreyka has to help her mother do housework and in the rice field during transplanting and harvest seasons.

In the future, she wants to be a doctor because she wants to help people in her community and she wants to earn money to support her family.

Date Posted: January, 2018