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.

Soy Puthy

Soy Puthy is 17 year old, and she is a student in grade 9 at The Pras Chisovan high school in Kraul Chi Village, Popel Commune, Boribo District, Kompong Chhnang Province.

There are six members in her family. Puthy is the first Child in her family and she has two brothers and one sister in her. Her mother’s name is Suon Kann, she is 41 years old and father’s name is Cheam Moeun, he is 45 year old. They are farmer. Puthy’s family have owns one hectare of farmland for growing rice and they are able to collect 25 bags in per year to keep for daily eating in a whole year. After finish from rice season, her family earned 50$ in per month from sugar made from the sugar palm. After school, she always helps her mother’s work even at home and farm.

She is a good student in class and she always explains the lesson to her classmate when they understand.

In the future, she wants to be a nurse because she wants to look after her family and the elder people of her commune. Additionally, she wants to help financial support to her family and provide them with a better life.

Updated: July 2018