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.

Kan Chhaiya

Kan Chhaiya is 14-years-old, grade 8 at The Kimino Yume Mezaseba Kanau School in Romduol village,Varin commune, Varin District, Siem Reap province, Cambodia.

Chhiya is the eldest of two sisters and a brother.  Chhaiya’s parents are rice farmers, and as a result, her family is very poor.  Chhaiya is responsible for helping her parents in the rice field and with house chores.  Her parents can earn $25 per month. Chhaiya is very friendly, and she like to help people in her village. Her parents are the farmer; they did not want their children to stop study.

Chhaiya believes that only education can change her life, and she wants to be a teacher and counsellor in her village.

Updated: May, 2018