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.

Choub Lyhor

Choub Lyhor is 13 years old and she is a student in grade 8th at the Pluk secondary School in in Kat pluk village, Prekel commune, Kong Pong Speu Province Province.

There are five members in her family, parents and three sisters, two brothers. She is the first child and young brother are students. Father’s name is Brak Mony and he is 34 years old. Her mother’s name is Choue Phea and she is 32 years old. They are farmers and family is so poor After finish from farm work, her parents are going to hired laborer can receive wage 15,000 riel per day for one person, but they can’t do every day. They are growing a few vegetables for family. Everyday, their families are very hard of living by they are trying to earn money for supported their children. For rice production per year there is not enough food . They would like to express gratitude to the organization and sponsors of the scholarship of her daughter, even though it is not sufficiently supportive of the family’s needs, but also reduces her family’s expenses. Choub Lyhor promised to come to school regularly and the money that she received from her donor will keep for buying the school supplies. Choub Lyhor is a good student in class and sometime, she explain the lesson to her classmates when they are not understand and after school she always help her mother to do housework and look after her brothers.

In the future, Choub Lyhor wants to be a teacher in her village because she thinks that the teachers have been able to support a lot of social work, especially human resources training and she would like to support her family to live in a better life.

Date posted: July 2019