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

Kham Bunthay, 17 years old, study in Grade 7 at Pluk Secondary School, Pluk Commune, Sesan District, Stung Treng province.

Bunthay is the sixth child in the family with the other 10 siblings. Her parents are farmers, father’s name Phay saykham and mother’s name Ath Thongphann. They have their own farmland about one hectare in where they can produce rice 1,800 kg to support the family during a year. Besides working for their rice field, they have to find other labor work out of the village for 6 – 8 weeks and earn about $450 per year. Moreover, the rest of the times, they are growing vegetable to sell or exchange for daily food. Not even all income are enough to support the family and the study of their children. They admired to the donor for supporting their daughter to continue to study; even the help cannot change their living but at least can help them reduce the payment of each month.

She want to be a police to help protect her family and villager. She promised to come school and study hard.

Date posted: March 2018