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.

Romam Kay

Romam Kay is 14 years old; she is studying in grade 6 at Sophie A. Krasowski School in Plor village, Bor Kham commune, Oyadav district, Ratanakiri province.

Kay is from ethic minority family with other two siblings. She is the first child in the family. Their parents are very poor famers they have a plot of about 1.5 hectares farmland where they could plant some cashew trees and a part of the cassava at the early year.

She said that every year her parents gathered about 10 to 15 tons of cassava and a little bit of cashew products due to those cashew trees just plants. After gathering the cassava, they almost use all the earning to pay for the loan of the Microfinance, other private loans and the rest will use for the daily need of the family.

After school, she is always go to farm to help her mother for extra works to earn more income.

For her future goal, she wishes to be a guide because she could practice English every day with foreigner and she may has a chance to go anywhere especially western country.

Date posted: March 31, 2018