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.

Heng Lisa

Heng Lisa is eleven years old and she is a student in fifth grade, in the FordHarrison

School. The school is located in Tras village, Cheykompok commune, Prasdach district and Preyveng province.

She is a single child and nowadays, she lives with her grandparents because her parents were divorced since she was a baby. Her mother given up her and keep her to stayed with her grandparents since she was three months old. Her father’s name is Heng Khen but he was pass away for many years ago. Her mother’s name is Veourn, but now we doesn’t know where does she lives since Heng Lisa was three months old until now her mother never return to see her daughter. Her grandparents’ family has four plots of land to make agriculture but nowadays, they are too old. Her grand father is 60 years old and grandmother is 59 years old. Her aunts who always provide some amount of the money to release the poor girl support the family living but they still living in a bad situation.

Heng Lisa is a good student in class and she always gets a high score and after school she always help her grandparents to do housework and look after them.

In the future, she wants to be a teacher. She wants to work and live in the village and she also wants to share her knowledge and work experience to the next generation. Moreover, she wants to support her family to live in a better life.

Date posted: June 2018