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.

Poeurng Srey Oun

Poeurng Srey Oun is 13 years old, grade 7 at Chrey Khmum Secondary School, located in Chrey Khmum Village, Chrey Khmum Commune, Sithor Kandal District, Prey Veng province, Cambodia.

There are four members in the family. Poeurng Srey Oun has one brother and her. She is the first child in her family. Her father’s name is Pov Sam At, he is 40 years old and he is a farmer. Her mother’s name is Chea Son, she is 38 years old, and she is a farmer, too. They have farmland about 1400 m2 for growing rice. Her family takes crop yield of rice about 25,00 kg per year and they had sold for 2000kg of rice, get $350 for support their living but it still not enough for cover their expenses for the whole year. Nowadays they live in a hard situation and sometime Poeurng Srey Oun doesn’t have money to buy school supplies but she always keep trying to go to school everyday.

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

In future, Poeurng Srey Oun would like to be a teacher. She wants to improve human resources at the rural area and for helping the family and she wants to help her young brother to go on to study till high school.

Date posted: December, 2018