CHANN Sokhom
Year 4--Degree Pending

Sokhom, our first Scholarship girl, joined the program in October 2010, when she was in grade 10. She was born on 10 May 1995 in Prey Touch Village. Sokhom has an older brother, an older sister and a younger sister. Her father passed away when Sokhom was in the 6th grade. She has finished all her classwork, passed the state exam and is currently writing her thesis for her Bachelor's degree at the University of Battambang, where she  studied Agriculture. She wants to use that knowledge  to help the farmers in her village. Sokhom's mother has no land. She takes care of a house on someone else's property and, in return, she is able to live in the house. She works odd jobs helping farmers in her village to earn money.