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

Tim is14 years old and she is in grade 7 at #347 The Doris Dillon School in Phnom Toch village, Sdach Kong Khang Tboung Commune, Banteay Meas District, Kampot province.

Tim has 3 siblings and she is the second child in the family. she has a strong passion to learn and she wishes to pursue her studying until graduate from high school. Her father’s name Mr. Sorn Thea and her mother’s name is Mrs. Sao Rat. The family owns one hectare of farm land and they can earn up to $300 a year in rice production. As this is not enough to support the family’s needs, Tim’s father commonly has to make sugar palm. One day they can earn 15000Reil. This means, that even with this additional income, the parents do not have enough money to support the family and their children’s everyday needs. As a result, Tim sometimes has to miss school to stay home and help to care for her siblings or help in the rice field and other housework.

Tim’s wanted to be a doctor, she likes to cure people in her commune, and she wants to be a doctor since she was born. Moreover, she wants to earn money to support her family to live in a comfortable life.

Date posted: November 2019