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.

Yeang Liza

Yeang Liza is 14 years old, grade 7 at Chrey Khmum Secondary School, located in Chrey Khmum Village, Chrey Khmum Commune, Sithor Kandal District, Prey Veng province, Cambodia.

There are five members in the family. Yeang Liza has one brother and one sister. She is the oldest child in her family. Her father’s name is Bean Koemyeang, he is 63 years old and he is a farmer. Her mother’s name is Nin Thareth, she is 62 years old, and she is a housewife. Her parents have no farmland for growing rice. Her parents rent farmland from their cousins for growing rice to sell for support their living but it still not enough for cover their expenses for the whole year. Nowadays they live in a hard situation and sometime Yeang Liza doesn’t have money to buy school supplies but she always keep trying to go to school everyday.

After school, She always help her father to do house work and when she have free time, She likes to reading the book and help doing the farm.

In future, Yeang Liza would like to be a teacher. She wants to improve human resources at the rural area and for helping the family and she wants to help her young brother and sister to go on to study till high school.

Date posted: December, 2018