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.

Khorn Sina

Khorn Sina is 15 years old and is a student in grade 8 at The Ang Daun Pis Village Learning Center #550, located in Korng Pisey District, Kampong Speu province, donated by the students of the Australian International School Singapore.

There are four members in her family, a mother, a son, and two daughters. Sina is the third child in her family. Her father’s name is Kem Saly. He is 54 years old. He is a soldier. He leaves the family when she was 5 years old. Her mother’s name is Sang Sinat. She’s 50 years old. She is a farmer who owns half a hectare of farmland for growing rice which can produce from 800 kg to 1,000 kg of rice per year. It’s just enough for use as food for the family. For additional income her mother sells dessert, earning money about 30,000 riels per day but it is not regularly. It is for food and supports for her children’s studies. Sina’s family is poor. There is not enough money to support Sina’s studies. She goes to school by her bicycle. She has to ride to school about one kilometer and a half long from her house every day.

Sina is a good student and daughter. She works hard in class when she is free from her studies. She always helps her mother to do housework.

In the future, she wants to be a teacher. She wants to share her knowledge and teach the children in her village. Especially she would like to be able to support her family and help them to have the opportunity to live a better life.

Date posted: April 1, 2021