Sothea, born on 13 October 1999, is the first boy in our Scholarship program. He is currently studying mechanical engineering at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) in Phnom Penh. Sothea comes from Oustuk Village, where his parents and 2 younger sisters (Sopha and Lida) live. His father is a farmer and his mother is a housewife. Sothea is a very hard-working student, ranking in the top third of his class. His favorite subjects are Physics and English. His dream is to move to the U.S.