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.

Mon Huy

Mon Huy is 14 years old and she is a student in grade 8 at the Pluk secondary School in in Kat Pluk village, Prekel commune, Kongpong Speu Province.

There are five members in her family, parents and three sisters and she is a youngest child.  Her father’s name is Phen Sok, 40 years old. Her mother’s name is Kor Heng, 38 years old. They are farmers and they have owns about a hectare of farmland where they can produce 900kg of rice per year. After finish from farm work, they are growing vegetables for family daily food. Every day, their families are very hard to live and they are trying to find more money to support their children to school. For the rice product per year there is not enough to eat in the family during a year. They would like to express their gratitude to the organization and sponsors of the scholarship of her daughter, even though it is not sufficiently supportive of the family’s needs, but also reduces her family’s expenses. Mon Huy promised to come to school regularly and the money that she received from her donor will keep for buying the school supplies.

Mon Huy is a good student in class and sometime, she explain the lesson to her classmates when they are not understand and after school she always help her mother to do housework and look after her brothers.

In the future Mon Huy wants to be a mathematics teacher in her village because she thinks that the teachers have been able to support a lot of social work, especially human resources training and she would like to support her family to support her family to live in a better life.


November 2018