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.

Sen Seang Hy

Sen Seang Hy is 15 years old, grade 9 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. Sen Seang Hy has two brothers and one sister. She is the third child in her family. Her father’s name is Sen Sen, he is 42 years old and he is a farmer. Her mother’s name is Von Savy, she is 40 years old, and she is a farmer, too. They have farmland about 2000 m2 for growing rice. Her family takes crop yield of rice about 2,000 kg per year and they had sold for 2000kg of rice, get $200 to support their living but it still not enough to cover their expenses for the whole year. Nowadays they live in a hard situation and sometime Sen Seang Hy
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 father to do housework and when she has free time, She likes to reading the book and help her younger brother to do homework.

In the future, Sen Seang Hy would like to be a doctor. She wants to help poor people in the rural area and for helping the family and she wants to help her young brother to go on to study till high school.

Date posted: December 2019