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

Lam Srey Det is 12 years old, grade 7ht at Chrey Khmum Secondary School, located in Chrey Khmum Village, Chrey Khmum Commune, Sithor Kandal District, Prey Veng province, Cambodia.

There are three members in the family. Lam Srey Det has one brother and one sister. She is the third child in her family. Her father’s name is Leng Lalm, he died. Her mother’s name is Tron Khoeun, she died, too. They have farmland about 500 m2 for growing rice. Her family takes crop yield of rice about 1000 kg per year and they had sold for 1000kg of rice, get $100 to support their living but it still not enough to cover their expenses for the whole year, so her sister finds work at the city to help her family. Nowadays they live in a hard situation and sometime Lam Srey Det doesn’t have money to buy school supplies but she always keeps trying to go to school every day.

After school, She always help her father to do housework and when she have free time, She likes to reading the book and help her younger brother to do homework.

In future, Lam Srey Det would like to work at a company. She wants to help her family and she wants to go on to study till high school.

Date posted: December 2019