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 Put

Romam Put is 18 years old; she is studying in grade 9 at Sophie A. Krasowski School in Plor village, Bor Kham commune, Oyadav district, Ratanakiri province.

Put is from ethic minority family with other seven siblings, she is the fifth child in the family. Her parents are very poor famers they have a plot of about 1.5 hectares farmland where they could cultivated cassava and they can have about 15 tons of cassava products every year.

The income generated from the cassava products they have to pay to the loan of Microfinance and reimburse to the local food, gasoline merchants and other material. Because the income in year is not enough to support the whole family. Therefore, after school, she has to help her mother on by day labor work that they can make $3 a day.

She wishes to be a teacher of Mathematic in the high school and aims to teach in her village in future.

Date posted: March, 2018