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.

Et Eina

Et Eina is 14 years old and is a student in grade 7 at The Ang Daun Pis Village Learning Center #550, located in Korng Pisey District, Kampong Speu province, donated by the students of the Australian International School Singapore.

There are four members in her family, two parents, one son, and one daughter. Eina is the second child in her family. Her father’s name is Uon Neou, 37 years old. He is a farmer. Her mother’s name is Meakh Sreymum, 38 years old. She is a factory worker. She earns $200 a month working in a factory. Her income used for daily requirements, including Eina’s studies. Her family owns a hectare of farmland, which can produce 25,000 kg of rice per year. The amount of these rice they only store for food. After farming, her father stays at home and he feeds a cow. As the family is poor, there is not enough money to support Eina’s studies. Eina commonly has to ride her bicycle to school which is one kilometer and half long from her house to school every day.

Eina is a good student and daughter. She works hard in class when she is free from her studies. She always helps her mother to do housework and looking after the cow.

In the future, she wants to be a doctor. She wants to help poor people, and have a good chance to earn more money. She would to be able to support her family and help them to have the opportunity to live a better life.

Date posted: April 1, 2021