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.

Rin Sreynea

Srey Nea is 13years old, and she studies in grade 7th at The Tmor  Berk  School #351, located in Kampong Trach District, Kampot province, donated by Clarie Frankel.

Srey Nea lives in Koh Chormka Village, Beok Sala khang Tbong Commune, Kampong Trach District ,Kampot Province. There are four members in her family, She is the youngest child in the family, with 1 sister. Her father’s name is Tang Thorn 37 years old and her mother’s name is Sorng Savoeun 34 years old and they are farmers. Her family is poor and owned half hectare of farmland for growing rice. The rice can produce 10bags of rice in per year (1 bag of rice is equal 120kg). After the rice’s yield collection her parents sold out for 5bags and got $105 to paid back to shop owner for the cost of fertilizers and the remaining money is paid for the food but it was not enough for daily expenses in a whole year. Therefore, besides the growing rice her father had to seek another job to work as Worker and the income that her father could get in per day was $3 in order to patch up on food. However that $3 was not the regular income for their daily food. The income is still not enough to support their living. As for Srey Nea, she is study very hard and she is a good student in the class. After school, she helps her parents to do housework. In her free time, she likes to read the books and review the lessons from school.

Srey Nea wants to be a teacher when she grows up. She wants to help all the kids in her village and also she wants to earn money to support her family.

Date posted: March 2019