Sokny became a Scholarship student in November 2015, when she was in grade 7. Born on 26 June 2002, in Kaun Khlong village, she is in the 9th grade at Prey Touch Secondary School. She is a hard-working student, ranking in the top half of her class last year. Sokny, who lives with her parents in Kaun Khlong village, has 1 older brother and 1 older sister. Sokny studies English in the Cambodian Village Fund's optional English program. Sokny's parents are vegetable farmers, and are very poor. They cannot support her studies. In her scholarship application Sokny told us "I promise that I will study hard for my future, family as well as national development."