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.

To Be Selected

Kea Reaksa is 14 years old and is in the eighth grade. She lives in Doung village, Choum Songkea commune, Kompong Speu province. She is the eldest child and has three siblings: two sisters and a brother.

Her father’s name is Sorn Sovan. He is 33 years old and is a farmer. Her father also has another job as a driver.

Her mother’s name is Churn Moeurn. She is 35 years old and is a factory worker.

The family has their farmland of about three hectares. They use this land to produce about 2500kg to 3000kg of rice, per year. Her family earns about $300, but it is not enough to provide for the everyday needs of the family.

Every day, she helps her mom harvest the rice, clean the house, cook, and goes to school.

In her free time, she likes to read books. Her favorite colors are black and blue, and her favorite animal is a chicken.

In the future, she wants to become a police officer because she wants to protect her village and help create a safe and peaceful environment.


Updated: Jan. 2020