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.

Mean Channy

Mean Channy was born on May 05, 2008 in Orn Doung Breng Village, Preah Khlang Commune. She is in the 5th grade at the Dyer Family Friendship School # 261. It is locate in Beng Kaung village, Preah Kleung commune, Thbeng Meanchey district, Preah Vihear province.

Channy has 3 siblings and she is third in the family. Her farther name is Mr. Chin Mach and her mother name is Keat Sun. Her farther is a farmer and her mother is housewife. The family owns a half hectare of farm land; in which they can earn less than $350 a year in rice production. As this is not enough to support the family’s needs, Channy’s farther commonly has to go on trips to be a slave. He has to carry the sack of cement. A day he can earn $5. 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, Channy commonly has to miss school to stay home and help to care for her siblings or help in the rice field and other housework.

Channy’s goal wanted to be a doctor. She wants to cure all the people in her location, she thinks that in her location is far from hospital.

Date posted: March, 2018