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.

Chim Sophea

Chim Sophea is 13 years old and is in the seventh grade. She lives in Sala village, Choum Songkea commune, Kompong Speu province.

She is the third child in her family and has three siblings in her family.

Her father’s name is Meourn Somol. He is 35 years old and is a farmer.

Her mother’s name is Now Sokim. She is 32 years old and is a farmer too.

The family earns about $75 per month. They have their farmland that is about two hectares. With this land, they can produce about 1800kg of rice.

Every day, she helps her mother with the housework and goes to school.

In her free time, she likes to do homework and study on her own. Her favorite animal is a dog because it makes her happy and her favorite color is green.

In the future, she wants to become a doctor because she wants to help the patients in her local community and help her family obtain a better life.


Updated: Jan. 2020