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.

Khem Chanthorn

Khem Chanthorn is 10 years old, grade 3 at Vasakolan school, located in Angbaksey village Cheang Toung commune Tram Kak district, Takeo province.

She has 3 siblings one brother and 2 sisters. She is the second child in the family. She lives with 6 members in family, her parents, one brother, two sisters and grandmother. Her father’s name: Han Thon, 43 years old, a construction worker, her mother’s name: Lon Han, 44 years old, she is a farmer. They own a plot of land 26 Acres for rice product that they have about 10 baskets a year. Their income is around 90$ per month. Her parents said they really want her to a high education. After school, she always helps her parents do housework.

In the future, she wants to be a doctor because she wants to help the sick people who are in poverty that have not enough money to pay for treatment when they have serious diseases. If she becomes a doctor, she will improve healthcare sector. At least, she wants to help her family to be better.

Date posted: May, 2018