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

Chhin Srey Roth is 14 years old, grade 8 at Chrey Khmum Secondary School, located in Chrey Khmum Village, Chrey Khmum Commune, Sithor Kandal District, Prey Veng province, Cambodia.

There are six members of the family. Chhin Srey Roth has one brother and one sister. He is the oldest child in her family. Her father’s name is Yin Sok Chhin, he is 40 years old and he is a worker. Her mother’s name is Pheach Saroeurn, she is 38 years old, and she is a farmer, too. Her family has farmland about 500 m2 for growing rice. Her family takes crop yield of rice about 1000 kg per year and they had sold for 1000kg of rice, get $200 to support their living but it still not enough to cover their expenses for the whole year. Nowadays she lives with her grandma in a hard situation because her parents left home to find work oversea and sometime Chhin Srey Roth doesn’t have money to buy school supplies but she always keeps trying to go to school every day. After school, She always helps her grandma to do house work and when she has free time, She likes to reading the book and looking after buffalos.

In the future, Chhin Srey Roth would like to be a soldier. She wants to protect her people at the rural area and can get a salary for helping the family.

Date posted: December 2019