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eGlobal Family in Cambodia

Sponsored Future Light Orphanage Children

 

These are children at Future Light Orphanage who have been sponsored by eGlobal Family foster parents, who are emailing and supporting the children to help them become good and self-sufficient adults. To see other children who are awaiting a sponsor, click here.

 

Savid Ek Name: Savid Ek

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 4/5/2003

Age: 12 years old

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Interests: In his free time, Savid likes to draw, watch TV, play with toy cars and play soccer. He hopes that one day he can become a translator.

Family Status: Savid's parents have divorced and abandoned him.

Comments: Savid's father abandoned the family while his mother was still pregnant with him, and when Savid was about one year old, his mother abandoned him and left him to live with his aunt. Savid has never reconnected with his parents. Savid has expressed a desire to receive an education, but he had never had a chance to go to school because his aunt is too poor to support him going to school. His aunt doesn't have a stable job and has three of her own children to support. Because of these difficult circumstances, Savid was referred to FLOW to be taken care of and to receive educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Marin Rath Name: Marin Rath

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 12/16/12

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: Marin is too young to express her interests and what she would like to do in the future.

Family Status: Marin is an orphan of her mother.

Comments: Marin's mother had been sick for many years before passing away in 2013. Her father had sold everything in order to pay for his wife's medical expenses, and is now jobless and homeless, and too poor to take care of Marin and her older brother. Prior to coming to FLOW, Marin and her brother had been allowed to temporarily live at the village chief's house while her father looked for jobs and NGOs that might be able to help his two children. We are so happy to have Marin and her brother join us at FLOW, where they'll have a safe environment to grow up in and receive educational opportunities. With the help of a sponsor, Marin will be able to study in hopes of finding a good job in the future in order to break the cycle of poverty in her family.

Tharouth Rath Name: Tharouth Rath

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 4/21/08

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of Tharouth's hobbies include playing with toys, watching cartoons, drawing pictures, and reading books. He hopes that he can become a doctor or English teacher in the future.

Family Status: Tharouth is an orphan of his mother.

Comments: Tharouth's mother had been sick for many years before passing away in 2013. His father had sold everything in order to pay for his wife's medical expenses, and is now jobless and homeless, and too poor to take care of Tharouth and his younger sister. Prior to coming to FLOW, Tharouth and his brother had been allowed to temporarily live at the village chief's house while their father looked for jobs and NGOs that might be able to help his two children. We are so happy to have Tharouth and his younger sister join us at FLOW, where they'll have a safe environment to grow up in and receive educational opportunities. With the help of a sponsor, Tharouth will be able to study in hopes of finding a good job in the future in order to break the cycle of poverty in his family.

Chansocheata Keo Name: Chansocheata Keo
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 3/25/2009
Age: 6 years old
Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Interests: Chansocheata likes to play with toys and with friends, draw, and watch cartoons. She hopes to become an administrator or chef in the future.

Family Status: Chansocheata's parents have divorced and are too poor to support her.

Comments: Chansocheata's parents have divorced and her father abandoned the family while her mother was still pregnant with her. Her mother remarried to another man, who is a construction worker whose alcoholism causes him to often abuse Chansocheata and her mother. Her mother had to quit her job in order to support a new baby. Her family lived in a small rented room. Chansocheata has expressed a desire to go to school, but her family was too poor to afford her the opportunity. Her family sometimes can't afford to pay their rent. With the help of a sponsor, FLOW will be able to provide a safe place for her with warm love and the best care, and she will be able to receive an education with the hope of obtaining a good job in the future.

Seyhav Nak Name: Seyhav Nak
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 12/28/2007
Age: 8 years old
Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Interests: Some of Seyhav's hobbies include reading books, drawing pictures, playing with toys and watching movies. He hopes that he can become a scientist.

Family Status: Seyhav's father has passed away, and his mother is too poor to support him.

Comments: Seyhav's mother is a construction worker and does not have her own home, and has been moving from one place to another. Seyhav has one brother and sister. His brother has dropped out of school since grade 8 and is now working as a construction worker to help their mother support the family. Seyhav has expressed a desire to go to school, but his mother couldn't afford it. Had Seyhav stayed with his mother, he would not have had a stable education. We are happy to have Seyhav join us at FLOW, where he'll have a safe environment to grow up in and have educational opportunities that would not have been available to him in his village. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Sreyleab Sat Name: Sreyleab Sat

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 1/28/2007

Age: 9 years old

Place of Birth: Svay Reang Province, Cambodia

Interests: Sreyleab likes to play jump rope, listen to music and read books. She would like to become a fashion designer or HR manager.

Family Status: Sreyleab's parents are alive, but too poor to support her.

Comments: Sreyleab's parents have migrated to work at a cassava plantation in another province. Sreyleab doesn't have anyone to take care of her while her parents go to work. It is extremely dangerous for her as a young girl to stay at home alone in that remote area. Sreyleab has expressed a desire to go to school, but her family can't afford to send her to school. Because of these circumstances, she was referred to FLOW to be taken care of and receive educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Sochiva Yun Name: Sochiva Yun

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 1/13/2005

Age: 10 years old

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: In her free time, Sochiva likes to read books, draw pictures, watch the news on TV, play badminton and soccer. In the future, she'd like to become a doctor or manger.

Family Status: Sochiva's parents are alive, but too poor to support her.

Comments: Sochiva's father is a construction worker and her mother doesn't have a stable job. Sochiva has expressed a desire to go to school, but her parents can't afford to help her complete a formal high school education. We are happy to have Sochiva join us at FLOW where she'll be able to thrive in a safe environment and receive educational opportunities that would not have been available to her in her province. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Senghour Sean Name: Senghour Sean

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 10/4/1999

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: Senghour likes to read funny books, watch movies and play with friends. He would like to become a chef or interior designer.

Family Status: Senghour's father died when he was very young, and his mother has since remarried and abandoned him.

Comments: Senghour never met his mother. Because his grandmother was too poor to support him, he was referred to live with another family in Kampong Cham province. But that family, also being very poor, could not afford to send him to school. He was later referred to FLOW in order to be taken care of and receive educational opportunities.

Chamroeun Thy Name: Chamroeun Thy
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 10/28/2007
Place of Birth: Prey Veng Province, Cambodia

Interests: His hobbies include watching cartoons, drawing pictures and playing soccer. He would like to become a police man in the future.

Family Status: Chamroeun's parents are both still alive, but are living in extreme poverty. They cannot earn enough money to support their eight children.

Comments: Chamroeun's father is deaf and suffers from various chronic diseases. His mother earns a pittance from selling Cambodian cakes around their neighborhood. One of Chamroeun's sisters has dropped out of school since grade 3 and is now working as a garment worker in a factory. His two other sisters, as well as one of his brothers are now living with other families. Chamroeun did not go to school regularly, because he was needed at home to do chores and to look after his younger sister. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLOW by his older sister, so that he would be taken care of and given educational opportunities. At FLOW, with the help of a sponsor, he will study hard with the hope of obtaining a good job in the future, to break the cycle of poverty in his family.

Nathaly Suon Name: Nathaly Suon

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 12/28/2008

Place of Birth: Takeo Province, Cambodia

Interests: Nathaly likes to read books, play toys and watch cartoons. She would like to be a dentist.

Family Status: Nathaly's parents are divorced and her father abandoned the family.

Comments: Nathaly has never been able to reconnect to her father. Prior to coming to FLOW, because her mother had to work in Phnom Penh, she had been living with her old grandparents who could not take good care of her. Her family's living condition is extremely poor and cannot support her education. Because of these difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLOW along with her brother to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Lina Chhay Name: Lina Chhay

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 7/7/2009

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: Lina likes to jump rope, play with toys, watch cartoons and listen to music. She hopes to become an administrator or accountant.

Family Status: Lina's father has passed away, and her mother is too poor to support her.

Comments: Lina's mother doesn't have a stable job. Lina has one brother and three sisters. One of her sisters passed away due to illness, and the other two have dropped out of school and are now working as a babysitter and garment worker, respectively. Had Lina stayed with her family, she would not have received a stable education, because she'd often spend her days working on household chores. Because of these difficult circumstances, she and her older brother were referred to FLOW to be taken care of and to receive educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Ey Kim Name: Ey Kim
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 6/16/2008
Age: 7 years old
Place of Birth: Pursat Province, Cambodia

Interests: Ey likes to play soccer, swings and with toy cars, as well as watch cartoons. He is still too young to know what he'd like to do in the future, but has expressed he wants to become an accountant or car mechanic.

Family Status: Ey is an orphan.

Comments: Ey's father died of cancer and his mother abandoned the family due to financial debts. Ey hasn't been able to reconnect with his mother. Prior to coming to FLOW, Ey was temporarily living at a local NGO in Pursat province with his uncle. His uncle is a motor taxi driver, but suffers from a chronic illness. Ey has three brothers and two sisters. Two brothers have dropped out of school at a very young age and have become drug addicts. Ey did not go to school regularly, because he was needed at home to help take care of his thirteen-month old brother. Had he stayed with his uncle, his future would have been uncertain, because his uncle is too poor to support him and his other siblings. Because of his miserable living conditions, he and his two sisters were referred to FLOW. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Keovatey Tou Name: Keovatey Tou

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 3/24/2004

Age: 11 years old

Place of Birth: Preyveng Province, Cambodia

Interests: Keovatey likes to read books, help in the kitchen, play soccer and jump rope. She would like to become an accountant in a bank.

Family Status: Keovatey's parents are both still alive, but have divorced. The father abandoned the family and remarried. Keovatey's mother has lost a leg to polio and is working as a garment worker.

Comments: Keovatey's mother is too poor to support her and her younger sister. Because of these difficult circumstances, she and her younger sister have been referred to FLOW to be taken care of and receive an education. With the assistance of FLOW, she will be able to be well taken care of and have access to educational opportunities.

Keovaty Tou Name: Keovaty Tou

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 8/19/2007

Age: 8 years old

Place of Birth: Preyveng Province, Cambodia

Interests: Keovaty likes to draw, read books and play soccer. She would like to become a teacher or doctor in the future.

Family Status: Keovaty's parents are both still alive, but have divorced. The father abandoned the family and remarried. Keovaty's mother has lost a leg to polio and is working as a garment worker.

Comments: Keovaty's mother is too poor to support her and her older sister. Because of these difficult circumstances, she and her older sister have been referred to FLOW to be taken care of and receive an education. With the assistance of FLOW, she will be able to be well taken care of and have access to educational opportunities.

Ly Kim Name: Ly Kim
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 11/20/2003
Age: 12 years old
Place of Birth: Pursat Province, Cambodia

Interests: Ly likes to play with young children, read books, listen to music and draw pictures. She expects that she can become an administrator at a factory or a chef.

Family Status: Ly is an orphan.

Comments: Ly's father died of cancer and her mother abandoned the family due to financial debts. Ly hasn't been able to reconnect to her mother. Prior to coming to FLOW, Ly was temporarily living at a local NGO in Pursat province with her uncle. Her uncle is a motor taxi driver, but suffers from a chronic illness. Ly has four brothers and one sister. Two brothers have dropped out of school at a very young age and have become drug addicts. Ly did not go to school regularly, because she was needed at home to take care of her thirteen-month old brother. Had she stayed with her uncle, her future would have been uncertain, because her uncle is too poor to support her and her other siblings. Because of her miserable living conditions, she and her two siblings were referred to FLOW. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Neardey Mean Name: Neardey Mean

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 7/22/2002

Age: 13 years old

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of Neardey's hobbies include reading books, teaching younger children and helping with housework. She would like to become a teacher or accountant.

Family Status: Neardey's parents are both alive, but too poor to support her.

Comments: Neardey's parents are rural farmers in Kandal province. Neardey has one brother and two sisters. She didn't attend school regularly because she was needed at home to help out with household chores and to earn money to help support her family. Neardey has expressed a desire to go to school, but her family couldn't afford to help her complete her formal education at high school. Because of these circumstances, she and her younger sister were referred to FLOW to be taken care of and receive educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Kimchhi Eoun Name: Kimchhi Eoun
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 7/23/2011
Age: 4 years old
Place of Birth: Pursat Province, Cambodia

Interests: Kimchhi likes to play with dolls, draw and listen to music. In the future, she would like to become a tour guide or teacher.

Family Status: Kimchhi is an orphan.

Comments: Kimchhi's father died of cancer and her mother abandoned the family due to financial debts. Kimchhi hasn't been able to reconnect to her mother. Prior to coming to FLOW, Kimchhi was temporarily living at a local NGO in Pursat province with her uncle. Her uncle is a motor taxi driver, but suffers from a chronic illness. Kimchhi has four brothers and one sister. Two of her brothers have dropped out of school at a very young age and have become drug addicts. Kimchhi did not go to school. Had she stayed with her uncle, her future would have been uncertain like that of her two older brothers, because her uncle is too poor to support her and her other siblings. Because of her miserable living conditions, she and her two siblings were referred to FLOW to be taken care of and to receive educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Sovannvirayuth Sok Name: Sovannvirayuth Sok

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 1/15/2007

Age: 9 years old

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Interests: Some of Sovannvirayuth's hobbies include drawing pictures, playing soccer and "sey," and listening to music. He hopes that one day he can become a professional chef or mechanic.

Family Status: Sovannvirayuth's father died when he was very young, and his mother sells Nom Pao (Steamed Pork Buns) on the street and is too poor to support him and his younger sister.

Comments: Had Sovannvirayuth stayed with his family, his education would have been unstable because of his family's circumstances. With the help of a sponsor, FLOW will be able to provide a safe place for him with warm love and the best care, and he can study with the hope of obtaining a good job in the future.

Sivheng Heang Name: Sivheng Heang

Gender: Male

Age: 6 years old

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Family Status: Sivheng's parents are both still alive, but are living in extreme poverty and have neglected Heang.
 

Sofy Ly Name: Sofy Ly

Gender: Male

Age: 10 years old

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Family Status: Sofy's parents are alive, but too poor to support him.
 

Sreytey Mean Name: Sreytey Mean

Gender: Female

Age: 13 years old

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Family Status: Sreytey's parents are both alive, but too poor to support her.
 

Sovannlinna Sok Name: Sovannlinna Sok

Gender: Female

Age: 7 years old

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Family Status: Sovannlinna's father passed away, and her mother is too poor to support her.
 

Sreylux Bong Name: Sreylux Bong

Gender: Female

Age: 8 years old

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Family Status: Sreylux's parents are both alive, but have divorced and are too poor to support her.
 

Savuth Chhen Name: Savuth Chhen

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 10/8/1996

Place of Birth: Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia

Interests: Savuth likes to read books, chat with friends, exercise and watch movies. He would like to become a civil engineer or computer programmer in the future.

Family Status: Savuth's parents are both alive, but are too poor to support him.

Comments: Savuth's father is a construction worker. He normally works very far away from home and doesn't come home often. His mother is a farmer. His family is very poor, and his parents cannot earn enough money to support their children. Savuth has three brothers and two sisters. He normally helps his mother cut firewood and fetch water. He didn't go to school very often. Because of his difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLOW with his brothers to be taken care of and given a good education. He wishes he could have the love and support of a foster parent.
 

Hong Heang Name: Hong Heang

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 1/10/2000

Place of Birth: Takeo Province, Cambodia

Interests: Hong loves to read books, paint, and play with friends. Hong's favorite subject is Khmer, and one day she hopes to teach Khmer for a living.

Family Status: Hong's parents are alive, but too poor to take care of her.
Hong comes to FLO from the Takeo Province. She was living in a rural region with some of her brothers and sisters because her parents moved to the city in order to procure work. Her parents were unable to send Hong enough money for her to attend school regularly. In fact, there were many days and nights where Hong had to find her own food to cook.

Comments: Hong and her sister, Heak, who is also at FLO, want to be the first children in their family to attend High School.

Seavlong Ly Name: Seavlong Ly

Gender: Male

Age: 12 years old

Place of Birth: Sihanouk Ville, Cambodia

Family Status: Seavlong's father has passed away, and his mother is too poor to support him.
 

Kea Sok Name: Kea Sok

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 5/21/2007

Place of Birth: Svay Reang Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of her hobbies include reading books, drawing pictures, playing toys, listening to music and watching TV. She would love to be a Khmer teacher or a tour guide in the future.

Family Status: Kea's mother died when she was one year and after that her father abandoned her.

Comments: Prior coming to FLOW, Kea was living in a rental room with her aunt who is a garment worker and could not earn enough money to support her. Kea did not go to school because she was forced to stay at home to look after her aunt's son. Kea also was living with fear because her aunt usually used violence on her. To see the dreadful condition, the neighbors reported to the local authority and then she was referred to FLOW by Department of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the help of a sponsor, FLOW will be able to provide a safe place for her with warm love and best care and she will study with the hope of obtaining a good job in the future.

Laing Phalla Name: Laing Phalla
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 6/3/2005
Place of Birth: Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his hobbies include playing with friends, listening to music and watching cartoons. He would like to be an accountant or a car mechanic.

Family Status: Laing's mother passed away.

Comments: Laing's mother passed away in 2014 because the family could not afford the medical expenses. His father has left to work in another province as a construction worker, leaving Laing and his siblings behind in a broken hut with their grandma, who is a rural farmer in Kampong Thom province. Laing and his four other siblings did not go to school because their living conditions are extremely poor, and their father and grandma cannot earn enough money to support their education. Because of these difficult circumstances, he and his three other siblings were referred to FLOW to be taken care of, and for the educational opportunities. One of his sisters did not want to come to FLOW, and is now living with her aunt. With the support of a sponsor, FLOW will be able to provide a safe environment for Laing where he and his siblings can attend the state school, as well as take classes at the orphanage.

Pisal Leang Name: Pisal Leang
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 7/19/2004
Place of Birth: Tbong Khmum Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his hobbies include reading books, drawing pictures and watching cartoon. He is not sure what he would like to become yet but expresses to be a car/motorbike mechanic.

Family Status: Pisal's parents are alive but his family's living condition is extremely poor.

Comments: His father has migrated to work as a construction worker in Malaysia and could not earn enough money to visit the family often. The mother is jobless because she has just had a baby. Pisal has two brothers and one sister but because of the poor living condition, his older brother has dropped out of school at very young age and is being a monk whereas his older sister dropped out of school in grade 7 and is helping the mother look after the new baby at the rental room only. Prior to coming to FLOW, Pisal was living with fear and without good care from the family because he was abandoned at a gas station near the airport. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLOW by Department of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities.

Linna Lek Name: Linna Lek

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 10/7/2008

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of her hobbies include reading books, drawing pictures, watching TV, playing with friends and toys. One day she expects that she can have a jewelry shop or become a computer teacher.

Family Status: Linna's parents divorced and both her mother and father remarried. Her mother abandoned the family when she was one year old.

Comments: Linna has never had an opportunity to reconnect with her mother. She did not have a chance to go to school because she did not have anyone to take care of her and she was moved from one place to another as her step-mother does not love her and her other uncles and aunts do not care about her. Had Linna stayed with her family, her education would not be stable because she did not go to school and did not get good care from the family. With the help of a sponsor, FLOW will be able to provide a safe place for her with warm love and best care and she will study with the hope of obtaining a good job in the future.

Socheat Chheang Name: Socheat Chheang

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 9/1/2002

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include reading books, playing with friends and watching cartoon. He would like to work in the military or a tour guide.

Family Status: Socheat's parents are divorced.

Comments: Prior to coming to FLO, Socheat had been living with his mother who is a rural farmer at a new development area near the forest in Kampot Province. He did not go to school regularly because the school is too far away from home and he was needed to work on household chores and help in the rice paddy. Socheat has four brothers and one sister but none of them had an opportunity to go to high school because the family is too poor to afford them to continue their study and they needed at home to earn extra money to support the family. Had Socheat stayed with his family, his education would be unstable like his siblings. With the support of a sponsor, FLO will be able to provide a safe place for him to study at the state school as well as attend classes at the orphanage.

Sophop Vann Name: Sophop Vann

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 7/16/2005

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh City, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include playing soccer, listening to music and watching cartoon. He would love to have a good job in garment factory.

Family Status: Sophop's parents divorced and his father abandoned the family.

Comments: Sophop has never had any reconnection to meet his father. He has two brothers and one sister. His mother is a garment worker and cannot earn enough money to support the four children. Sophop's family lives in an unhealthy and dangerous place because the house is on water which is full of rubbish. Sophop dropped out of his grade one because at home he was needed to look after his younger brothers and sister. Because of his very poor living conditions, he and his three other siblings were referred to FLOW to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Sovann Nem Name: Sovann Nem

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 1/1/2001

Place of Birth: Kampot Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to play with friends, read books, listen to music, draw pictures and watch cartoons. She would like to become a nurse or secretary.

Family Status: Sovann's parents are still alive, but very poor and living in very difficult circumstances.

Comments: Her father is sick and her mother has no job. Her family cannot afford to send her to school, so she was referred to FLOW for the education and skills. She wishes she can go to school and have a bright future.

Simon Sorn Name: Simon Sorn

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 3/12/2012

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: He is too young to express his interests and what he would like to do in the future.

Comments: His father died of a fainting spell, and his mother died of a blood pressure condition. Simon has two brothers and four sisters. Prior to coming to FLOW, Simon had been living with his crippled grandma and three other siblings. Simon was living in very bad conditions because his family could not afford to get enough food for him to eat. One of Simon's older sisters and one of his older brothers have never been to school, another older sister left to look for work in Malaysia and has never contacted the family since. His other two older sisters are now working in garment factories, and one of his older brothers became a monk. After witnessing his serious living conditions, the Department of Social Affairs asked FLOW to take Simon, as well as his older brother and sister, into FLOW to be taken care of and receive an education. Simon and his two other siblings are now enjoying their lives at FLOW. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Sovankongkea Chhou Name: Sovankongkea Chhou

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 1/15/1999

Place of Birth: Kampot Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his hobbies include reading books, drawing pictures and playing soccer. He expects that he can become a doctor or civil engineer in the future.

Family Status: Sovankongkea is an orphan.

Comments: His father died in a traffic accident in 2011. His mother married another man and abandoned the family. He hasn't had any contact with his mother since. He has two sisters and one brother, but because his family's living condition is extremely poor, one of his sisters and his older brother have dropped out of school and are now working as a garment worker and construction worker, respectively. Prior to coming to FLOW, Sovankongkea was living with his 75 year old grandma, who is jobless. Had Sovankongkea stayed with his family, his education would not be stable like his sister and brother. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLOW along with his younger sister, Sreynich, to be taken care of and for the educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

 

Sreytey Phalla Name: Sreytey Phalla
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 9/12/2004
Place of Birth: Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia

Interests: Sreytey likes to draw pictures, listen to music and watch cartoons. In the future, would like to become a tour guide or an accountant for a large company.

Family Status: Sreytey's mother passed away.

Comments: Sreytey's mother passed away in 2014 because the family could not afford the medical expenses. Her father has left to work in another province as a construction worker, leaving Sreytey and her siblings behind in a broken hut with their grandma, who is a rural farmer in Kampong Thom province. Sreytey and her four other siblings did not go to school because their living conditions are extremely poor, and their father and grandma cannot earn enough money to support their education. Because of these difficult circumstances, she and her three other siblings were referred to FLOW to be taken care of, and for the educational opportunities. One of her sisters did not want to come to FLOW, and is now living with her aunt. With the support of a sponsor, FLOW will be able to provide a safe environment for Sreytey where she and her siblings can attend the state school, as well as take classes at the orphanage.

Sreynich Chhou Name: Sreynich Chhou

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 3/16/2003

Place of Birth: Kampot Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of her hobbies include working on housework and drawing pictures. In the future, she would like to become a doctor or a chef.

Family Status: Sreynich is an orphan.

Comments: Her father died in a traffic accident in 2011. Her mother married another man and abandoned the family. She hasn't had any contact with her mother since. She has one sister and two brothers, but because her family's living condition is extremely poor, her older sister and one of her older brothers have dropped out of school and are now working as a garment worker and construction worker, respectively. Prior to coming to FLOW, Sreynich was living with her 75 year old grandma, who is jobless. Had Sreynich stayed with her family, her education would not be stable like her sister and brother. Because of these difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLOW along with her older brother, Sovankongkea, to be taken care of and for the educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Soramphoum Vann Name: Soramphoum Vann

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 12/28/2007

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh City, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to play toy cars, watch cartoon and listen to music. He would like to be a teacher or an IT person.

Family Status: Soramphoum's parents divorced and his father abandoned the family.

Comments: He has never had any reconnection to meet his father. His mother is a garment worker and cannot earn enough money to support the children. Soramphoum has two brothers and one sister. His family lives at unhealthy and dangerous place because the house is on water which easily makes him fall down into the water and is full of rubbish under the house. Because of his very bad living conditions, he and his three other siblings were referred to FLOW to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Saomon Im Name: Saomon Im

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 11/23/2002

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books, play soccer and badminton, draw pictures and listen to music. He would like to work in a bank or an English teacher.

Family Status: Saomon's parents are alive but his family's living conditions are extremely poor.

Comments: Prior coming to FLOW, Saomon had been living with his old grandparents in a broken hut in Kampong Speu province because his parents have migrated to Khmer-Thai border to work. Saomon has expressed a desire to learn to become educated but his family cannot afford to send him to school and at home and at home he was needed to work on household chores and help in the rice field. Because of his very poor living conditions, he was referred to FLOW to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Suosdey Leang Name: Suosdey Leang

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 12/15/2005

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include playing soccer, drawing pictures, watching cartoon and playing toys. He would love to be a dentist or a construction engineer.

Family Status: Suosdey's father passed away.

Comments: His mother married another man. His mother do not have regular job. His family is extremely poor and cannot support him to get higher education. Suosdey did not get any warm care from the family. At home, he usually spent his days working on household chores and helping earn money to help the family. We are so happy to have Suosdey join us at FLOW where he’ll have a safe environment to grow up in and have educational opportunities that would not have been available to him in his province. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Leaphuch Hak Name: Leaphuch Hak

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 9/13/2003

Place of Birth: Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include playing soccer, listening to music, drawing pictures and playing with friends. He would love to be a teacher or a car repairman.

Family Status: Leaphuch's parents are still alive but are extremely poor.

Comments: His parents are very poor and have migrated to work as worker in Thailand. Prior to coming to FLO, Leaphuch had been living with his grandparents who are rural farmer in Kampong Thom province. Leaphuch has expressed a desire to learn to break the cycle of poverty, but mostly the teacher did not present in the class and he was usually needed at home to work on household chores and in the farm. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLOW along with his brother to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the assistance of a sponsor, he will be able to stay at FLOW and have access to educational opportunities at the state school as well as at the orphanage.

Leapheng Hak Name: Leapheng Hak

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 12/21/2004

Place of Birth: Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include playing soccer, reading books and listening to music. He would love to be a car or motor repairman.

Family Status: Leapheng's parents are still alive but are extremely poor.

Comments: Leapheng's parents cannot earn enough money to support the children. They have migrated to work as laborers in Thailand. Prior to coming to FLO, Leapheng had been living with his grandparents who are rural farmers in Kampong Thom province. He has expressed a desire to learn to break the cycle of poverty, but he was usually needed at home to work on household chores and on the farm. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO along with his brother to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the assistance of a sponsor, he will be able to stay at FLOW and have access to educational opportunities at the state school as well as at the orphanage.

Pich Phalla Name: Pich Phalla
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 11/5/2008
Place of Birth: Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his hobbies include painting, watching cartoons and listening to music. He is too young to express what he would like to do in the future.

Family Status: Pich's mother passed away.

Comments: Pich's mother passed away in 2014 because the family could not afford the medical expenses. His father has left to work in another province as a construction worker, leaving Pich and his siblings behind in a broken hut with their grandma, who is a rural farmer in Kampong Thom province. Pich and his four other siblings did not go to school because their living conditions are extremely poor, and their father and grandma cannot earn enough money to support their education. Because of these difficult circumstances, he and his three other siblings were referred to FLOW to be taken care of, and for the educational opportunities. One of his sisters did not want to come to FLOW, and is now living with her aunt. With the support of a sponsor, FLOW will be able to provide a safe environment for Pich where he and his siblings can attend the state school, as well as take classes at the orphanage.

Raksa Phalla Name: Raksa Phalla
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 11/6/2001
Place of Birth: Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia

Interests: Raksa likes to draw pictures and watch cartoons. In the future, she hopes that she can become a doctor.

Family Status: Raksa's mother passed away.

Comments: Raksa's mother passed away in 2014 because the family could not afford the medical expenses. Her father has left to work in another province as a construction worker, leaving Raksa and her siblings behind in a broken hut with their grandma, who is a rural farmer in Kampong Thom province. Raksa and her four other siblings did not go to school because their living conditions are extremely poor, and their father and grandma cannot earn enough money to support their education. Because of these difficult circumstances, she and her three other siblings were referred to FLOW to be taken care of, and for the educational opportunities. One of her sisters did not want to come to FLOW, and is now living with her aunt. With the support of a sponsor, FLOW will be able to provide a safe environment for Raksa where she and her siblings can attend the state school, as well as take classes at the orphanage.

Vakhim Ly Name: Vakhim Ly

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 2/1/2003

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include reading books, drawing pictures, playing soccer and volleyball and watching cartoon. He would love to be a doctor or a teacher.

Family Status: Vakhim's parents are still alive but are very poor.

Comments: His parents are rural farmer in Kampong Speu province which is one of the provinces faces natural disasters such as drought and flood so often. They cannot afford to support their children's education. Vakhim did not attend school regularly because he was needed at home to work on household chores and to help his parents in paddy field. However, he has expressed a desire to learn. Had Vakhim stayed with his family, his education would not be stable. With the support of a sponsor, FLOW will be able to provide a safe place for him to study at the state school as well as attend classes at the orphanage.

Rathapich Suon Name: Rathapich Suon

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 5/4/2003

Place of Birth: Takeo Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include playing games with friends and watch cartoon. He would like to be a mechanic.

Family Status: Rathapich's parents divorced and his father abandoned the family.

Comments: Rathapich has never had any reconnection to meet his father. Prior to coming to FLOW, he had been living with his old grandparents who cannot take good care of him because his mother has come to look for job in Phnom Penh. His family's living condition is extremely poor and cannot support him to get better education. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLOW along with his sister to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Tong In Vann Name: Tong In Vann

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 2/15/2010

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh City, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read book, draw pictures, play toy cars and soccer and listen to music. He would like to be an IT person or a teacher.

Family Status: Tong In Vann's parents divorced and his father abandoned the family.

Comments: He has never had any reconnection to meet his father. His mother is a garment worker and cannot earn enough money to support the children. Tong In has two brothers and one sister. His family lives at unhealthy and dangerous place because the house is on water which easily makes him fall down into the water and is full of rubbish under the house. Because of his very bad living conditions, he and his three other siblings were referred to FLOW to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Sreynith Vann Name: Sreynith Vann

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 12/28/2007

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh City, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to play toy cars, watch cartoon and listen to music. He would like to be a teacher or an IT person.

Family Status: Soramphoum's parents divorced and his father abandoned the family.

Comments: He has never had any reconnection to meet his father. His mother is a garment worker and cannot earn enough money to support the children. Soramphoum has two brothers and one sister. His family lives at unhealthy and dangerous place because the house is on water which easily makes him fall down into the water and is full of rubbish under the house. Because of his very bad living conditions, he and his three other siblings were referred to FLOW to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Sreydav Khon Name: Sreydav Khon

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 01/14/2006

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to draw pictures, play with friends, watch cartoon, listen to music and play badminton. She would like to be a dentist or an accountant.

Family Status: Sreydav's parents are divorced and her father abandoned the family.

Comments: Her family's living conditions are extremely poor and they cannot afford to send her and her two other siblings to school. Her mother is jobless and has moved from one place to another because she could not afford to pay the rent. Prior to coming to FLOW, her family lived in a renting house with her aunt who cannot earn enough money to pay everything for them. Because of these difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLOW along with her brother and sister to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Channora Chorn Name: Channora Chorn

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 10/31/2005

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books, play with friends, watch cartoon and play soccer. He would love to become a translator.

Family Status: Channora's father died of high blood pressure in 2014.

Comments: His mother is a weaving worker. His family's living condition is extremely poor and cannot earn enough money to support the children. Channora has one sister and one brother but because the poor living condition, his sister dropped out of school and is working as a garment worker to earn extra money to support the family. Had Channora stayed with his family, his education would be unstable like his sister. With the support of a sponsor, FLOW will be able to provide a safe place for him to study at the state school as well as attend classes at the orphanage.

Thavy Chin Name: Thavy Chin

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 10/8/2002

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: She loves to read books, listen to monks' advice and play with friends. She would love to be a Khmer teacher.

Family Status: Thavy's parents divorced and her father abandoned the family.

Comments: Her family's living conditions are extremely poor. Prior to coming to FLO, she had been living with her old grandma in Kampong Speu province. Her grandma is too old to take good care of her. Her mother married another man and is living in other province which is very far from her place. Thavy did not go to school regularly because the school is too far from home and she was needed at home to work on household. Because of his very worse living condition, she was referred to FLO to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Sreyleap Doeun Name: Sreyleap Doeun

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 2/5/2006

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to read books and watch cartoon. She would love to become an English teacher or an accountant.

Family Status: Sreyleap's father passed away many years ago.

Comments: Her mother is a rural farmer living in a small hut in Kampong Speu province. Sreyleap's family is extremely poor and could not earn enough money to support the children. Her two brothers and one of her sisters dropped out of school at very young age because they needed at home to earn extra money to support the family. Had Sreyleap stayed with her family, her education would not be stable like her sister and brothers because she did not go to school regularly and usually spent her days working on household chores. At FLO, with the help of a sponsor, she will study with the hope of obtaining a good job in the future to break the cycle of poverty in her family.

Bunleap Heng Name: Bunleap Heng

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 8/6/2007

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: His hobbies are reading books, drawing pictures, watching cartoon and playing toy cars. He would love to be a policeman or a car repairer.

Family Status: Bunleap's family's living condition is extremely poor. His parents are divorced.

Comments: Prior to coming to FLO, Bunleap had been living at a pagoda in Phnom Penh with his grandma who is a nun because his mother has migrated to work as a worker in Thailand and nobody knows where his father is now. Had Bunleap stayed with his family, his education would not be stable because his family is too poor to support him to get better education. He was at risk because of the prevalence of criminal elements in the neighborhood where he was living. We are so happy to have Bunleap join us at FLO where he'll have a safe environment to grow up in and have educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Tola Sang Name: Tola Sang

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 10/6/1996

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh City, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books, play soccer and listen to radio. He wants to be a construction engineer.

Family Status: Tola's parents died when he was very young.

Comments: Tola was living with his grandma and aunt. His grandma died in 2007. He has two elder brothers and one elder sister. His aunt is very poor and cannot afford his school. So he was referred to FLO for being taken care and education and skills.

Puthy Yoeurng Name: Puthy Yoeurng

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 9/8/2002

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to read books, play with friends and listen to radio. She is not sure what she wants to do in the future yet but expresses interest in being an English teacher.

Family Status: Puthy's parents are alive but are extremely poor rural farmers.

Comments: She didn't go to school regularly because she usually needed to help her parents look after her younger sister, cook, and do other chores. She has always wanted to go to school very much, but the family cannot afford to send her. Because of these difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLO. She will be taken care of and educational opportunities will be provided. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Liza Chhoeun Name: Liza Chhoeun

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 8/19/2008

Place of Birth: Banteay Meanchey Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of her favorite things include reading books, coloring pictures, playing dolls and watching cartoon. In the future, she would love to be a doctor.

Family Status: Liza's family's living condition is extremely poor. Her are parents divorced.

Comments: Prior to coming to FLO, Liza had been living at a pagoda in Phnom Penh with her grandma who is a nun. Her mother does not have any regular job and is living in Banteay Meanchey province and nobody knows where her father is now. Had Liza stayed with her family, her education would not be stable because her family is too poor to support her to get better education plus the social environment at her place is not good. We are so happy to have Liza join us at FLO where she'll have a safe environment to grow up in and have educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Chhat Yai Name: Chhat Yai

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 4/20/2000

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: His favorite things include playing soccer and reading English and Khmer books. Someday, Chhat would like to work as a doctor.

Family Status: Chhat's parents are still alive, but are too poor to send him to school.

Comments: Both parents work as farmers in Kampong Speu Province. He has two brothers and two sisters, but his older brother has already stopped attending school in order to earn money for the family. His other siblings are either too young or did not want to come to FLOW like Chhat. Had Chhat stayed with his family, his education would have undoubtedly stopped within a few years. He is now so happy to be living at FLO with his new friends and teachers.

Khim Uon Name: Khim Uon

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 2/12/1999

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to draw pictures, spend time doing his homework from school, play soccer and listen to music. He wants to be an English teacher.

Family Status: Khim's parents are still alive, but are very poor.

Comments: His parents are very poor rural rice planters in Kompong Speu Province and do not have the ability to support him and his two brothers and three sisters. When he was with his family he spent his time tending the cows and doing housework. He did not attend school regularly but has expressed a desire to learn. He is very active and also enjoys reading. With the support of a sponsor FLOW will be able to provide a safe place for him to study at the state school as well as attend classes at the orphanage.

Sothea Sam Name: Sothea Sam

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 2/2/1998

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read story books, chat with friends and listen to music. He wants to be a teacher of English or tour guide. He likes to study English, Computer and History.

Family Status: Sothea's parents are alive, but extremely poor.

Comments: His parents are farmers. They don't have their own land. They are hired to work in rice field when the rice season comes. They cannot earn enough money to support the children. He didn't go to school often, he normally helped his parents cook rice and wash the dishes. He wants to continue his studies very much, but his parents cannot afford to send him to school. Because of his difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLOW with his sister to be taken care of and for education and skills.

Sovann Nem Name: Sovann Nem

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 1/1/2001

Place of Birth: Kampot Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes read to books, play tennis, listen to music and play with friends. Her favorite subjects are mathematics, Khmer, Science and Khmer. She wants to be an English teacher.

Family Status: Sovann's parents are still alive, but are very poor.

Comments: Her father's health is poor and her mother has no job. Her family cannot afford to send her to school. That's why she was referred to FLO for education and skills. She wishes she can go to school and have a bright future.

Tem Sem Name: Tem Sem

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 10/8/1992

Place of Birth: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Interests: His hobbies are reading books playing volleyball. He would like to become an electrician in the future.

Family Status: Tem's father passed away when he was very young.

Comments: Tem comes from a remote village in ethnic minority in Ratanakiri province. His mother is a rural farmer and too poor to send him and his other brother and sisters to school. Tem has one brother and four sisters. His older brother and one of his sisters have never gone to school and one other sister dropped out of school since grade 4. Prior to coming to FLO's branch in Ratanakiri in 2009, Tem had been living with his uncle since he was 10 years old. Tem has had expressed a desire to learn but at home he did not go to school regularly as he was usually needed to help many chores to do around the house. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. He was referred to FLO in Phnom Penh in 2012. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Sophearak Muon Name: Sophearak Muon

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 11/25/2005

Place of Birth: Kampot Province, Cambodia

Interests: In his free time, Sophearak loves to read books, draw and color pictures and play toys. In the future, he would like to be a doctor.

Family Status: Sophearak's parents are divorced.

Comments: His father has left the family since he was not born yet. His mother does not have her own home or property to live. Sophearak was living with a poor mother in a renting small room in the suburb of Phnom Penh city. His mother is a garment worker and usually left him alone at home when she goes to work. Her little wage can only cover the rent, water and electricity expenses and also non- nutritional food. She could not afford to send Sophearak to go to school. Sophearak has always wanted to go to school very much. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLOW. He will be taken care of and educational opportunities will be provided. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Kanha Ven Name: Kanha Ven

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 4/6/1993

Place of Birth: Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books, play football and draw picture. He wants to be a construction engineer.

Family Status: Kanha's parents are still alive but are very poor and live in extremely difficult circumstances.

Comments: His parents are rural farmer in Pailin. He has four brothers and three sisters. Because of the poor living condition, his elder brothers and sisters dropped out of school in order to help earn money to support the family. Kanha wants to continue his studies very much, but this parents cannot afford his school. Because of his difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLOW to be taken care of and for education and skills.

Lina Chin Name: Lina Chin

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 9/2/1999

Place of Birth: Kompong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to read books, play with her friends, listen to music and color pictures. She wants to be a doctor.

Family Status: Lina's parents are divorced.

Comments: Lina has never met her father who is now married to another woman. She rarely sees her mother because her mother left her village to work in a garment factory in Phnom Penh. She lived with her elderly blind grandmother. Lina did not go to school often because she usually needed to help her grandma cook and perform other chores. She has always wanted to go to school very much, but her grandma could not afford it. Because of these difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLOW. She will be taken care of and educational opportunities will be provided. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Sienlang Vath Name: Sienlang Vath

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 6/21/2004

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: He loves to play with toy cars, read books, and play with his friends. He would one day like to be a doctor.

Family Status: Sienlang grew up with his mother, as his parents were divorced when he was quite young.

Comments: He has no recollection of meeting his father. He has a younger sister that has not begun school yet. Sienlang was unable to attend school regularly because he had to stay home and look after his little sister while his mother worked in the rice fields. Sienlang has taken to the classroom environment at FLOW very well and loves learning new things. Sienlang is very active and imaginative.

Sreypich Uth Name: Sreypich Uth

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 10/10/2006

Place of Birth: Kampot Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to play with dolls, listen to music and pick up trash around the dormatory. In the future, she would like to be a fashion designer.

Family Status: Sreypich's parents are alive but are poor farmers.

Comments: The family's living condition is extremely poor and can't afford to send her to school. Prior coming to FLO, she had been living in a small cottage in a remote village in Kampot province. Sreypich has two younger sisters who are now under her parents' care. At home she was usually needed to help look after her two younger sisters and wash the dishes. Because of these difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLO to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Kimleng Pha Name: Kimleng Pha

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 9/28/2004

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: His hobbies are reading books, watching cartoon and playing soccer. He would love to be a policeman or sport teacher.

Family Status: Kimleng's father died of cancer.

Comments: Kimleng's mother has left the four children for Thailand to look for work. Since then Kimleng has not seen his mother because his mother could not afford the transportation. Prior to coming to FLOW, Kimleng had been living with his retired grandma who used to work as a teacher at a state school in Kandal province. Kimleng's family is extremely poor and does not make enough money to support the family. At home, Kimleng usually spent his days working on household chores. Because of his very poor living condition, he was referred to FLOW to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Kimseng Pha Name: Kimseng Pha

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 10/29/1999

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: His hobbies are reading books, watching movies and playing soccer. He would love to be a policeman.

Family Status: Kimseng's father died of cancer.

Comments: Kimseng's mother has left the four children for Thailand to look for work. Since then Kimseng has not seen his mother because his mother could not afford the transportation. Prior to coming to FLOW, Kimleng had been living with his retired grandma who used to work as a teacher at a state school in Kandal province. Kimseng's family is extremely poor and does not make enough money to support the family. At home, Kimseng usually spent his days working on household chores. Because of his very poor living condition, he was referred to FLOW to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Veasna Un Name: Veasna Un

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 2/6/2000

Place of Birth: Battambang Province, Cambodia

Interests: His hobbies are reading books, listening to music and fixing bicycle. He would like to be a Khmer teacher in the future.

Family Status: Veasna's parents divorced and his father abandoned the family when he was very young. Veasna has never seen his father.

Comments: His mother is a rural farmer in Preyveng province and could not earn enough money to support him and her old mother and help him to get better education. At home, Veasna usually spent his days working on household chores. We are so happy to have Veasna join us at FLO where he will have a safe environment to grow up in and have educational opportunities that would not have been available to him in his province. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Narith Sim Name: Narith Sim

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 3/3/1998

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books and work on housework. He is not sure what he would like to be in the future.

Family Status: Narith's parents are rural farmers. Their living conditions are extremely poor and they cannot earn enough money to support their five children.

Comments: Narith has one sister and three brothers. His sister and one of his brothers dropped out of school in grade four and grade eight because they needed at home to earn extra money to support the family. Narith has expressed a desire to learn to break the cycle of poverty. Had Narith stayed with his family, his education would not be stable like his sister and brother. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the support of a sponsor, FLO will be able to provide a safe place for him to study at the state school as well as attend classes at the orphanage.

Sokna Top Name: Sokna Top

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 6/10/2005

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh City, Cambodia

Interests: He loves to listen to music, watch TV and play soccer and with friends. One day he expects that he can become a doctor and a manager of a factory.

Family Status: Sokna is an orphan.

Comments: His father divorced and abandoned the family when he was around 5 years old. The mother also abandoned the family at the same time. He was left in the care of his grandmother. He had lived with his grandmother in a rented room located in Steung Meanchey district, Phnom Penh city which is next the city dump. His grandmother is a scavenger at the dump and has a disease and is unstable. His grandmother is too poor to send him to school and also to buy enough food to eat. He is now enjoying his life at FLOW so much because he is provided with good food and care. He also can have an opportunity to get better education and skills.

Chanpisey Pha Name: Chanpisey Pha

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 10/29/1999

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: Her hobbies are reading books, watching TV and playing with friends. She would love to be a doctor or a tour guide.

Family Status: Chanpisey's father died of cancer.

Comments: Chanpisey's mother has left the four children for Thailand to look for work. Since then Chanpisey has not seen her mother because her mother could not afford the transportation. Prior to coming to FLOW, Chanpisey had been living with her retired grandma who used to work as a teacher at a state school in Kandal province. Chanpisey's family is extremely poor and does not make enough money to support the family. At home, Chanpisey usually spent her days working on household chores. Because of her very poor living condition, she was referred to FLOW to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Broslaing Heng Name: Broslaing Heng
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 10/10/2001
Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Interests: His hobbies are reading story books, watching TV and playing basketball and volleyball. He would like to be a famous singer in the future.

Family Status: Broslaing's father has passed away.

Comments: His father died when he was five years old. Broslaing's mother is a garment worker. His family's living condition is extremely poor and his mother cannot earn enough money to support her five children. Broslaing has two brothers and two sisters. One of his sisters and one of his brothers dropped out of school in grade six and grade eight because they needed at home to earn extra money to support the family. At home, Broslaing did not go to school regularly because he usually spent his days working on household chores. Had Broslaing stayed with his family, his education would not be stable like his sister and brother. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. At FLO, with the help of a sponsor, he will study with the hope of obtaining a good job in the future to break the cycle of poverty in his family.

Samady Vorn Name: Samady Vorn

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 8/4/2000

Place of Birth: Svay Rieng Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include reading story books and playing soccer. He would love to be a construction engineer.

Family Status: Samady's father has passed away.

Comments: His father died when he was about two month old. His mother has migrated to work as laborer in Thailand. Samady does not see her very often. Before coming to FLO Samady was living with his grandparents and six other younger cousins. The mother and grandparents do not make enough money to support the family. Samady is a very eager student and wants to become educated to help his family break the cycle of poverty but his family could not afford to support him to continue his study at high school. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the assistance of a sponsor, he will be able to stay at FLO and have access to educational opportunities at the state school as well as at the orphanage.

Pheakdey Phin Name: Pheakdey Phin

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 3/15/2002

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Interests: In his free time, he likes to listen to music and play with friends. He would like to be a famous singer.

Family Status: Pheakdey's parents are still alive but they are extremely poor and cannot earn enough money to support their children to continue studying at high school.

Comments: His father is a construction worker and the mother is a garment worker. Pheakdey has one younger brother. Pheakdey did not go to school regularly because he was needed at home to look after his younger brother and work on household chores. He always wanted to go to school very much but his family could not afford it. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. At FLO, with the help of a sponsor, he will study with the hope of obtaining a good job in the future to break the cycle of poverty in his family.

Chamroeun Thy Name: Chamroeun Thy

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 10/28/2007

Place of Birth: Prey Veng Province, Cambodia

Interests: His hobbies are watching cartoon, drawing picture and playing soccer. He would love to be a police man.

Family Status: Chamroeun's parents are still alive but their living condition is extremely poor and cannot earn enough money to support their eight children.

Comments: His father is deaf and has a chronic disease. His mother just earns very little money from selling a kind of Cambodian cake to the neighborhood. One of his sisters has dropped out of school since grade three and is now working as a garment worker. Whereas his two other sisters and one brother are now living with others. Chamroeun did not go to school regularly because at home he was needed to look after his younger sister and do other chores. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO with his older sister to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. At FLO, with the help of a sponsor, he will study with the hope of obtaining a good job in the future to break the cycle of poverty in his family.

Sophy Tem Name: Sophy Tem

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 12/7/1995

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to play with her friends and play badminton. She wants to be a teacher.

Family Status: Sophy's father has passed away.

Comments: Her father died since she was very young. Her mother has no home and job. She lived with her grandmother before she came to FLO. She has one older sister. Her grandma and her mother are very poor and living in very difficult circumstances. They cannot support her and her sister. So she was referred to FLO for being taken care and for education and skills.

Vanream Meas Name: Vanream Meas

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 6/18/1996

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books and help some housework. He wants to be a teacher.

Family Status: Vanreams' parents are alive but very poor.

Comments: His family is very poor and living in very difficult circumstances. He has two brothers and three sisters. His family cannot support him to continue his study. That's why he was referred to FLO for education and skills.

Seung Ho Name: Seung Ho

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 1/14/1999

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include reading books, drawing picture, watching TV and playing soccer. He would love to be an architect.

Family Status: Seung's parents are still alive but they are extremely poor and cannot earn enough money to support their seven children.

Comments: His father is a security guard and mother has no job. Seung has three brothers and three sisters. Two of his brothers have dropped out of school in grade eight and six because they needed at home to earn extra money to support the family. Seung has expressed a desire to learn to break the cycle of poverty. Had Seung stayed with his family, his education would not be stable like his two brothers. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO with his three other sisters to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the support of a sponsor, FLO will be able to provide a safe place for him to study at the state school as well as attend classes at the orphanage.

Kakada Ton Name: Kakada Ton

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 9/23/2001

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: In his free time, he likes to read books, play soccer and watch movie. In the future, he would love to be a doctor.

Family Status: Kakada's father passed away many years ago.

Comments: His mother is working in Phnom Penh as a servant and does not make enough money to support the family. Prior to coming to FLO, Kakada had been living with his grandparents in Kampong Cham province who are now getting sick and cannot walk. At home, Kakada had so many responsibilities such as risking looking for fire woods in the forests, looking after his old and sick grandparents and his younger brother and working on other household chores. He does not meet his mother often because his mother is working too far away. Kakada always wanted to go to school very much but his family could not afford it. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Sreylis Ho Name: Sreylis Ho

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 11/2/2002

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to read books, watch cartoon and draw picture. In the future, she would love to be a scientist.

Family Status: Sreylis's parents are still alive but they are extremely poor and cannot earn enough money to support their seven children.

Comments: Her father is a security guard and mother has no job. Sreylis has four brothers and two sisters. Two of her brothers have dropped out of school in grade eight and six because they needed at home to earn extra money to support the family. Sreylis has expressed a desire to learn to break the cycle of poverty. Had Sreylis stayed with her family, her education would not be stable like her two brothers. Because of these difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLO with her brother and two sisters to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the support of a sponsor, FLO will be able to provide a safe place for her to study at the state school as well as attend classes at the orphanage.

Sreyyol Ho Name: Sreyyol Ho

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 3/8/2004

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Interests: Her hobbies are reading books, drawing picture and playing soccer. In the future, she would like to be a doctor.

Family Status: Sreyyol's parents are still alive but they are extremely poor and cannot earn enough money to support their seven children.

Comments: Her father is a security guard and mother has no job. Sreyyol has four brothers and two sisters. Two of her brothers have dropped out of school in grade eight and six because they needed at home to earn extra money to support the family. Sreyyol has expressed a desire to learn to break the cycle of poverty. Had Sreyyol stayed with her family, her education would not be stable like her two brothers. Because of these difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLO with her brother and two other sisters to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the support of a sponsor, FLO will be able to provide a safe place for her to study at the state school as well as attend classes at the orphanage.

Sodavann Mith Name: Sodavann Mith

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 4/4/1999

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to read books and work on housework. In the future, she would like to be a nurse or police woman.

Family Status: Sodavann's father passed away when she was 7 years old.

Comments: Prior coming to FLO, Sodavann had been living with her aunt in Kampong Cham province because her mother comes to work in Phnom Penh and does not see her so often. Her mother is a garment worker and cannot earn enough money to support the children. Sodavann has one younger sister living in FLO with her, too. At home, she usually spent her days working on household chores and also helped earn money to help the family. She has expressed a desire to learn and wants to become educated to help her family break the cycle of poverty. With the assistance of a sponsor and FLO, she will be able to stay at the orphanage and obtain access to educational opportunities.

Esak Roeun Name: Esak Roeun

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 9/16/2004

Place of Birth: Odor Meanchey Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to play chasing game and soccer with his friends. In the future, he would like to be a car mechanic.

Family Status: Esak's parents are still alive but they are very poor.

Comments: Esak's parents are very poor rural rice planters in Odor Meanchey Province and do not have the ability to support him and his sister and brother. Esak has one younger sister and one younger brother. His younger sister is at FLO also. He did not attend school regularly but has expressed a desire to learn. Had Esak stayed with his family, his education would not be stable. At FLO, with the help of a sponsor, he will study with the hope of obtaining a good job in the future.

Sinan Roeun Name: Sinan Roeun

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 3/26/2006

Place of Birth: Odor Meanchey Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to draw picture, play with dolls and watch cartoon. In the future, she would like to be a nurse.

Family Status: Sinan's parents are alive but very poor.

Comments: Her parents are rural rice planters in Odor Meanchey Province and do not have the ability to support her and her two brothers. Her older brother is at FLO also but her younger brother is still too young to live in FLO. Sinan did not attend school regularly but has expressed a desire to learn. Had Sinan stayed with her family, her education would not be stable. With the support of a sponsor, FLO will be able to provide a safe place for her to study at the state school as well as attend classes at the orphanage.

Neth Im Name: Neth Im

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 1/1/1998

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: In his free time, he likes to read story books and play soccer. In the future, he would like to be a tour guide.

Family Status: Neth's parents are alive but are extremely poor.

Comments: Neth's family's living condition is extremely poor and they can't afford to send him to school. Prior coming to FLO, he had been living with his grandparents in Kampong Speu province because his parents have migrated to Thailand and are working as the worker on fruit plantation there. Neth did not go to school regularly because the school is too far and also at home he was needed to look after the cattle and to work in the rice field. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO along with one of his younger sister to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Maly Ro Name: Maly Ro

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 6/3/1999

Place of Birth: Odor Meanchey Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books and play soccer. In the future, he would like to be a a car mechanic.

Family Status: Maly's parent are still alive but they are extremely poor.

Comments: Maly's family's living condition is extremely poor and they cannot earn enough money to support their four children. Maly has two older brothers and one older sister. One of his brothers has already married at a young age. Whereas other brother and sister have dropped out of school in grade 7 and grade 5 because they needed at home to earn extra money to support the family. Had Maly stayed with his family, his education would be unstable like his brothers and sister. At FLO, with the help of a sponsor, he will study with the hope of obtaining a good job in the future.

Sonavy Mith Name: Sonavy Mith

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 1/4/2001

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of her favorite things include reading books, listening to music and work on housework. She would love to be a tour guide.

Family Status: Sonavy's father has passed away.

Comments: Prior coming to FLO, Sonavy had been living with her aunt in Kampong Cham province because her mother comes to work in Phnom Penh and does not see her so often. Her mother is a garment worker and cannot earn enough money to support the children. Sodavann has one older sister living in FLO with her, too. At home, she usually spent her days working on household chores and also helped earn money to help the family. She has expressed a desire to learn and wants to become educated to help her family break the cycle of poverty. With the assistance of a sponsor and FLO, she will be able to stay at the orphanage and obtain access to educational opportunities.

Sreylen Thy Name: Sreylen Thy

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 1/26/2003

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to read books and pick up trash around the dormitory. In the future, she would like to be an English teacher.

Family Status: Sreylen's father left the family.

Comments: Her parents divorced when she was four years old. Her father married another woman and abandoned the family. Her mother is a rural farmer and cannot earn enough money to support her two daughters to get better education. At home, Sreylen usually spent her days working on household chores and also helped earn money to help the family. We are so happy to have Sreylen along with her older sister join us at FLO where they'll have a safe environment to grow up in and have educational opportunities that would not have been available to them in their province. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Kongkea La Name: Kongkea La

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 6/23/1998

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: His hobbies are drawing picture, listening to music and playing soccer. In the future, he would like to be a doctor.

Family Status: Kongkea's parents are still alive but extremely poor.

Comments: Kongkea's family's living condition is extremely poor and they cannot earn enough money to support their four children. His father is a construction worker and mother is a garment worker. He comes from a family that is unstable. His father is an alcoholic and is abusive towards the family and children. Had Kongkea stayed with his family, his education would not be stable. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO along with his two other sisters to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.

Meng Kith Name: Meng Kith

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 5/9/2003

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh City, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include reading books, playing basketball and listening to music. He would love to be a police man.

Family Status: Meng is an orphan. His father died of a stroke. His mother abandoned the children a few years ago.

Comments: At his home, he lives with his grandmother and five other siblings. Meng didn't go to school regularly because he was sometimes needed to be at home to look after his grandma who usually got sick. Nobody works in his family. The family also didn't have enough money for food. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO along with his 2 other younger brothers to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. Meng really wants to become a well-educated person because he wants to find a good job and help support his grandmother and family in the future. He is a bright student and likes studying math.

Sochinda Seng Name: Sochinda Seng

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 10/6/1994

Place of Birth: Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to read books and play with friends. She wants to be a teacher of English.

Family Status: Sochinda's parents are alive, but too poor to care for her.
Her father is a construction worker. He normally goes to work very far away from home and doesn't come home often. Her mother is a farmer. Her family is very poor.

Comments: Her parents cannot earn enough money to support the children. She has two brothers and one sister. Because of her difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLO with her elder brother to be taken care of and for education and skills.

Heng Kith Name: Heng Kith

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 3/25/2005

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh City, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to draw picture, listen to music and play soccer and toy cars. One day he expects that he can become a machinist.

Family Status: Heng is an orphan. His father died of a stroke. His mother abandoned the children a few years ago.

Comments: At his home, he lives with his grandmother and 5 other siblings. He is from Kandal Province. Heng never went to school in his village because the family couldn't afford it. The family also didn't have enough money for food. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLOW along with his older and younger brother to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. His favorite subjects are English and Khmer.




 

Makara Leng Name: Makara Leng

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 1/25/2003

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include reading books and playing soccer. We would like to be a police man.

Family Status: Makara's father died in 2008 and his mother is living in her homeland of Kratie Province.

Comments: He is the oldest in the family of 3 siblings. His 2 younger sisters are living with their mother. After the death of his father, Makara lived with uncle and aunt and also grandfather in Kandal province because his mother couldn't afford his education. Because of his uncle and aunt couldn't afford to pay for his education anymore as they have 4 own children under their support as well, he was referred to FLOW for being taken care of and educational opportunities. He is very excited to be at FLOW because he can continue his studies and also enjoys his life here with other kids. He goes to school regularly and his favorite subject is math.






 

Panhaleak Soeun Name: Panhaleak Soeun

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 11/17/2001

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh City, Cambodia

Interests: She likes reading books and drawing pictures in her free time. One day she expects that she can become a tour guide.

Family Status: Panhaleak's parents are still alive but their living condition is very poor.

Comments: Her family lives next door to FLOW. Her father is a security guard and her mother is a garment worker. She has 1 younger sister and 1 younger brother. All of her siblings are at FLOW. She comes from a family that is unstable. The father is an alcoholic and is abusive towards the children. He is illiterate. Had Panhaleak stayed with her family, her education would not be stable. Because of these difficult circumstances, her grandfather brought all her siblings here to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. She prefers to live at FLOW than her home. She goes to school regularly. Her favorite subjects are Khmer, English and computer.






 

Lina Sinan Name: Lina Sinan

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 1/7/1999

Place of Birth: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Interests: She loves reading books, writing and listening to music and also is interested in the silk shop at FLOW where the handicapped people make crafts, scarves.

Family Status: Lina's father passed away.

Comments: Lina is from a Tampoun hill tribe of Cambodia and is from the mountain area located in an isolated village in Ratanakiri province, near the Lao border which is far from a school. With no father Lina's mother must work hard in the fields but is unable to buy adequate food or provide funds for Lina to go to school. Sometimes there is no money for food so Lina must stop school to work. She is able to speak Lao and Khmer and enjoys school and would like the opportunity to be able to continue with her schooling. She has 4 older sisters and 2 younger brothers. With the assistance of a sponsor, FLOW will be able to provide room and board and can give her access educational opportunities. She is a well-behaved student and loves studying English and computer.






 

Yong Phoun Name: Yong Phoun

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 1/28/2001

Place of Birth: Prey Veng Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include reading books, playing volleyball and jumping rope. He would love to be a doctor.

Family Status: Yong's father has passed away but his mother is still alive. His father passed away when he was very young. Before coming to FLO, he was living in a rural region with his sick grandma and other brother and sisters because his mother has moved to the city in order to obtain work. The family lives in very poor condition. His mother could not make enough money from her garment job to visit him often and fund his education.

Comments: Yong has expressed a desire to learn and wants to become educated to help his family break the cycle of poverty. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO along with his brother to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the assistance of a sponsor, he will be able to stay at FLO and have access to educational opportunities at the state school as well as at the orphanage.






 

Tola Pheour Name: Tola Pheour
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 1/15/2001
Place of Birth: Prey Veng Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include reading books and drawing pictures. He would love to be a teacher.

Family Status: Tola's parents divorced when he was quite young and he has no recollection of meeting his father. Prior to coming to FLO, he had been living with his grandparents in the rural Prey Veng province while his mother was away working as a garment worker in Phnom Penh. Tola only gets the chance to see his mother three or four times a year. He has two sisters and one brother. Both of his sisters were forced to leave school at a very young age and get jobs in order to help the family earn money to pay the debts.

Comments: Given the inability of Tola's mother to fund his education, it was inevitable that Tola would have followed in the footsteps of his sisters. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO along with his other brother to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities that his family would not have been able to provide for him at home.






 

Bayorn Phoun Name: Bayorn Phoun

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 5/8/2001

Place of Birth: Prey Veng Province, Cambodia

Interests: He loves to read books and draw pictures. One day he expects that he can become a doctor.

Family Status: Bayorn's father passed away when he was two years old. Before coming to FLO, he was living in a rural region with his sick grandma and other brother and sisters because his mother has moved to the city in order to obtain work. The family lives in very poor condition. His mother could not make enough money from her garment job to visit him often and fund his education.

Comments: Bayorn has expressed a desire to learn and wants to become educated to help his family break the cycle of poverty. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO along with his brother to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the assistance of a sponsor, he will be able to stay at FLO and have access to educational opportunities at the state school as well as at the orphanage.






 

Sokny Ne Name: Sokny Ne

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 8/8/1998

Place of Birth: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of Sokny's favorite things include reading books, jumping rope, chasing with friend and watching TV. He would like to be a doctor.

Family Status: His father passed away in 2009 but his mother is still alive. Prior to joining us at FLO, he lived with his mother and brothers and sister in a very old and small cottage in Ratanakiri province. He has three brothers and two sisters. The family lives in very poor condition. One of his sisters stopped attending school after grade eight and his other brother has dropped out of school in grade seven in order to earn money to help family whereas other two brothers and one sister are now living in FLO with him.

Comments: Given the inability of Sokny's mother to fund his education, it was inevitable that Sokny would have followed in the footsteps of his sister and brother. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO along with his brothers and sister to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the assistance of a sponsor, he will be able to stay at FLO and have access to educational opportunities at the state school as well as at the orphanage.






 

Sokhim Pheour Name: Sokhim Pheour
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 5/3/2004
Place of Birth: Prey Veng Province, Cambodia

Interests: He loves to read books, watch TV and play with toy cars and friends. One day he expects that he can become a doctor.

Family Status: Sokhim's parents divorced when he was quite young and he has no recollection of meeting his father. Prior to coming to FLO, he had been living with his grandparents in the rural Prey Veng province while his mother was away working as a garment worker in Phnom Penh. Sokhim only gets the chance to see his mother three or four times a year. He has two sisters and one brother. Both of his sisters were forced to leave school at a very young age and get jobs in order to help the family earn money to pay the debts.

Comments: Given the inability of Sokhim's mother to fund his education, it was inevitable that Sokhim would have followed in the footsteps of his sisters. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO along with his other brother to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities that his family would not have been able to provide for him at home.






 

Ratha Ne Name: Ratha Ne
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 8/7/2004
Place of Birth: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of Ratha's favorite things inculde playing with toy cars and hiding scarf game, swimming, and watching TV. He has a very imaginative mind.

Family Status: His father passed away in 2009 but his mother is still alive. Prior to joining us at FLO, he lived with his mother and brothers and sister in a very old and small cottage in Ratanakiri province. He has three brothers and two sisters. The family lives in very poor condition. One of his sisters stopped attending school after grade eight and his other brother has dropped out of school in grade seven in order to earn money to help family whereas other two brothers and one sister are now living in FLO with him.

Comments: Given the inability of Ratha's mother to fund his education, it was inevitable that Dyna would have followed in the footsteps of his sister and brother. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO along with his brothers and sister to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the assistance of a sponsor, he will be able to stay at FLO and have access to educational opportunities at the state school as well as at the orphanage.






 

Panha Bres Name: Panha Bres
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 4/11/1999
Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include reading books, watching TV and playing kite as well as marbles. He wants to be a mechanic.

Family Status: Panha's father died of snake bite many years ago but his mother is still alive. The mother does not have any regular job. The family lives in very poor conditions in Kampong Cham province. He has three sisters. One of his sisters has never attended school and is working as a house servant for a family in the city and other sister has dropped out of school since grade six and is working as a beer promotion girl whereas another sister is now living in FLO with him.

Comments: Panha had not attended school regularly because he must help do many chores around the house. If Panha stays at home, his future is uncertain and he might dropped out of school at very young age like his sister, too. He has expressed a desire to learn and wants to become educated to help his family break the cycle of poverty. With the assistance of a sponsor and FLO, he will be able to stay at the orphanage and obtain access to educational opportunities.






 

Dyna Ne Name: Dyna Ne
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 6/4/2002
Place of Birth: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include reading books, playing with toy cars and watching TV. One day he would like to be a policeman.

Family Status: His father passed away in 2009 but his mother is still alive. Prior to joining us at FLO, he lived with his mother and brothers and sister in a very old and small cottage in Ratanakiri province. He has three brothers and two sisters. The family lives in very poor condition. One of his sisters stopped attending school after grade eight and his other brother has dropped out of school in grade seven in order to earn money to help family whereas the other two brothers and one sister are now living in FLO with him.

Comments: Given the inability of Dyna's mother to fund his education, it was inevitable that Dyna would have followed in the footsteps of his sister and brother. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO along with his brothers and sister to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the assistance of a sponsor, he will be able to stay at FLO and have access to educational opportunities at the state school as well as at the orphanage.






 

Ro Chan Name: Ro Chan

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 3/15/1999

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: Ro's free time is spent playing with his new friends here at FLO. His favorite subject is Mathematics, and someday Ro would like to be a teacher.

Family Status: Ro's parents are divorced and his father has since remarried. Prior to joining us at FLO, Ro lived with his Mother, a rural farmer, in Kampong Speu Province.
He has two sisters and one brother. One of his sisters stopped attending school after grades four in order to earn money to help the family. Given the inability of Ro's mother to fund his education, it was inevitable that Ro would have followed in the footsteps of his sister. Most days, Ro stayed home from school working in the rice fields, cooking, and looking for food for the family.

Comments: We are incredibly excited to have Ro here at FLO and we have no doubt that he feels the same way!




 

Nany Chan Name: Nany Chan

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 4/4/2004

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh City, Cambodia

Interests: She loves to read books, play with toys and jump rope. One day she expects that she can become a teacher or a professional dancer.

Family Status: Nany is an orphan and both of her parents passed away when she was very young. She has one younger sister who is now living in FLO with her. Prior to joining us at FLO, Nany lived with her grandma, a poor rice seller, in Phnom Penh. Her grandma does not make enough money to support her and the family and usually does not have time to take good care of her and her sister.

Comments: Nany was usually too buy helping her grandma cook and do other chores. If Nany continue staying at home with her grandma, her future is uncertain and her life might be accidentally in danger. Because of these difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLO to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the assistance of a sponsor, she will be able to stay at FLO and have access to educational opportunities at the state school as well as at the orphanage.






 

Ponleu Chhuon Name: Ponleu Chhuon

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 6/10/2005

Place of Birth: Prey Veng Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of her favorite things include reading books, listening to music, playing toys and watching TV. One day she expects that she can become a teacher.

Family Status: When she was still a very young girl, Ponleu's parents divorced and her father abandoned the family. Prior to joining us at FLO, she had lived with her mother in a very old and small cottage in Prey Veng province. Ponleu's mother is a rural farmer who has struggled to provide more than the basic necessities for her family. Ponleu has one younger sister.

Comments: Ponleu's mother was too poor to send her to school, so she spent her days working on household chores and looking after her younger sister. We are so happy to have Ponleu join us at FLO where she'll have a safe environment to grow up in and have educational opportunities that would not have been available to her in her province. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.






 

Odom Yuos Name: Odom Yuos

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 1/2/1998

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: His favorite things include reading books, as well as playing soccer and volleyball. Someday, Odom would like to be a teacher. His favorite subject is Khmer.

Family Status: Odom's parents are alive, but too poor to take care of him.
his father is handicapped and unable to work due to an injury sustained during Polpot's reign. Odom's mom works long hours each day in the rice fields. As the sole breadwinner, it is very difficult for her to support the family.

Comments: Odom is the middle child of five, and the whole family lives in a small hut. He came to FLO in order to get an education and have opportunities that his family would not have been able to provide for him at home.






 

Malis Tim Name: Malis Tim

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 10/5/2004

Place of Birth: Prey Veng Province, Cambodia

Interests: She loves to read books, play with toys and watch TV. One day she expects that she can become a teacher.

Family Status: Malis's parents are still alive but their living condition is extremely poor. Her father is a motorbike taxi driver and the mother does not have any regular job. Malis has three sisters and one brother. Two of her sisters were forced to drop out of school at a very young age and get job as the garment worker in order to help earn money for the family. Her other siblings are either too young or did not want to come to FLO like her.

Comments: Like so many students, Malis was unable to attend primary school regularly due to household chores. Had she stayed with her family, her education would have undoubtedly stopped within a few years like her other siblings. She is now so happy to be living at FLO with her new friends and teachers. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.






 

Sreyneang Ne Name: Sreyneang Ne
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 9/4/2000
Place of Birth: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Interests: She loves to read books, sing a song, play soccer and watch TV. One day she would like to become a police women.

Family Status: Sreyneang's father passed away in 2009 but her mother is still alive. Prior to joining us at FLO, she lived with her mother and brothers in a very old and small cottage in Ratanakiri province. She has four brothers and one sister. The family lives in very poor condition. One of her brothers has dropped out of school in grade seven and her other sister stopped attending school after grade eight in order to earn money to help family whereas other three brothers are now living in FLO with her.

Comments: Given the inability of Sreyneang's mother to fund her education, it was inevitable that Sreyneang would have followed in the footsteps of her sister and brother. Because of these difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLO along with her brothers to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. With the assistance of a sponsor, she will be able to stay at FLO and have access to educational opportunities at the state school as well as at the orphanage.






 

Bona Lin Name: Bona Lin

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 9/4/1997

Place of Birth: Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books and play volleyball and soccer. His favorite subject is science. He wants to be a manager.

Family Status: Bona's parents are still alive but their living condition is very poor.
His father is a construction worker and the mother does not have any job. Bona has not attended school regularly because he is needed at home to help do many chores around the house. He has one brother and three sisters. One of his sisters has moved to live with his aunt because of the family is unable to support educational opportunities for the children, but only Bona who has a strong desire to come to FLO and learn.

Comments: He wants to become educated to help his family break the cycle of poverty. At FLO, with the help of a sponsor, he will study with the hope of obtaining a good job in the future.


 

Kongmony Kim Name: Kongmony Kim
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 1/10/1996
Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include reading English books, drawing picture, listening to music and playing football. One day he would like to be a translator.

Family Status: Kongmony's father passed away, but his mother is still alive.
One year ago his father died of poison of chemical pesticide he used to kill the insects in the field. Before coming to FLO, Kongmony was living with his mother, grandparents and other siblings in a small cottage in the suburb of the city. His mother is a very poor candy and mango or guava sellers. She does not make enough money to support her three children and her sick mother and old father.

Comments: If Kongmony stays at home, his future is uncertain. He has expressed a desire to learn and wants to become educated to help his family break the cycle of poverty. With the assistance of a sponsor, he will be able to stay at FLO and have access to educational opportunities at the state school as well as at the orphanage.









 

 

Tak Chry Name: Tak Chry

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 7/27/1993

Place of Birth: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include reading books and playing volleyball. Tak would like to be a police man.

Family Status: Tak's parents are alive, but too poor to take care of him.
Tak comes to FLO from a remote village in ethnic minority in Ratanakiri province where both of his parents work as rural farmers. His family is very poor and did not make enough money to fund Tak's education.

Comments: Tak has two sisters and 5 brothers but one of his brothers died of disability as the parents could not afford to send him to hospital. His two elder sisters have dropped out of school since primary school and so one of his brothers in order to help earn money for the family. His other siblings are either too young or did not want to come to FLO like Tak. Had Tak stayed with his family, his education would have undoubtedly stopped within a few years like his other siblings. He is now so happy to be living at FLO with his new friends and teachers. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.






 

Nem Li Name: Nem Li

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 10/20/1993

Place of Birth: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Interests: Nem's hobbies are reading books, watching TV and playing volleyball. He would like to be a lawyer.

Family Status: Nem's father passed away, but his mother is still alive.
His father passed away when he was very young. His mother is a poor rural rice planter in a remote village in ethnic minority in Ratanakiri province. Nem had been living with his uncle before coming to FLO because his mother could not afford to support him. While living with his uncle, he was responsible for doing many chores and was not able to go to school on a regular basis.

Comments: Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. At FLO, and with the assistance of a sponsor, he will have a clean and safe place to stay and will be afforded educational opportunities.






 

Sothea Som Name: Sothea Som

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 2/2/1998

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read story books. He is good at social studies. He wants to be a business man.

Family Status: His parents are alive but very poor.
His parents are farmers. They don't have their own land. They are hired to work in rice field when the rice season comes. His family is very poor. His parents cannot earn enough money to support the children.

Comments: He didn't go to school often, he normally helped his parents cook rice and wash the dishes. He wants to continue his studies very much, but his parents cannot afford to send him to school. Because of his difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO with his sister to be taken care of and for education and skills.


 

Kalang Pouk Name: Kalang Pouk

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 2/1/1993

Place of Birth: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include researching new things and helping housework. Kalang would like to be a teacher of English.

Family Status: Kalang's mother passed away when he was about 5 years old and his father is disabled in both arms and cannot work.
Prior to coming to FLO, Kalang had been living with his uncle in a remote village in ethnic minority in Ratanakiri province. He was usually needed to help his uncle in the field and look after the cattle.

Comments: Kanlang always wanted to go to school very much but his father could not afford it. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO to be taken care of and to get educational opportunities. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.






 

Srey Pich Orng Name: Srey Pich Orng
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 12/17/2004

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: She loves to play with friends and toys and watch cartoon. One day she expects that she can have her own restaurant.

Family Status: Srey Pich's parents are still alive but their living conditions are extremely poor.
Her father is a soldier and mother is rural farmer. Before coming to FLO, Srey Pich was living with her parents and other brothers in the military camp in Oddar Meancheay province where her father was deployed along the dispute border with Thailand. Srey Pich's parents did not make enough money to fund her education and also there is not any school near the place she was living.

Comments: Srey Pich was usually needed to help her mother in the field. However, she has always wanted to go to school very much. Because of these difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLO along with one of her brothers and other sister. She will be taken care of and educational opportunities will be provided. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.






 

Sareth Ron Name: Sareth Ron

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 3/2/1993

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to read English books. She wants to be a cashier.

Family Status: Sareth's father has passed away when she was young.
Her mother is a farmer. Her family is very poor. She has one elder sister.

Comments: Because of the living situation, her elder sister dropped out of school when she was in 7th grade to find a job at garment factory. She didn't go to school often, because she normally helped her mother look after cattle and work in the field. She wants to continue her studies very much, but her family cannot afford to send her to school. Because of her difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLO to be taken care of and for education and skills.






 

Hong Heang Name: Hong Heang

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 1/10/2000

Place of Birth: Takeo Province, Cambodia

Interests: Hong loves to read books, paint, and play with friends. Hong's favorite subject is Khmer, and one day she hopes to teach Khmer for a living.

Family Status: Hong's parents are alive, but too poor to take care of her.
Hong comes to FLO from the Takeo Province. She was living in a rural region with some of her brothers and sisters because her parents moved to the city in order to procure work. Her parents were unable to send Hong enough money for her to attend school regularly. In fact, there were many days and nights where Hong had to find her own food to cook.

Comments: Hong and her sister, Heak, who is also at FLO, want to be the first children in their family to attend High School.






 

Minea Touch Name: Minea Touch

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 5/8/2000

Place of Birth: Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to play with friends, badminton and basketball. She wants to be a nurse.

Family Status: Her family is very poor and living in very difficult circumstances.
To see the bad situation of her family, her parents were accepted to work and live in FLO. Her father is a gardener and her mother is a cook. Her family cannot afford her school, that's why she was accepted to live in FLO with her parents and brother for education and skills.

Comments: She goes to school regularly.


 

Vitou Chhuon Name: Vitou Chhuon

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 5/23/1999

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh - Cambodia

Interests: Some of his favorite things include reading books and playing basketball. One day he would likes to be a doctor.

Family Status: Vitou's father has passed away.
His father several months ago his father died of cancer. His mother has migrated to Thailand along with his younger brother who was forced to leave school in grade 2. His mother is now working as the worker on jasmine plantation in Thailand. Vitou has two brothers. His other brother has dropped out of school in grade 7 and now becomes a monk.

Comments: Before coming to FLO, Vitou was living with his aunt and uncle. The mother, aunt and uncle do not make enough to support the family.


 

Khim Thou Name: Khim Thou
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 6/19/2000
Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: In his free time, he loves to listen to radio, play football and help in the gardens. He would love to be a doctor in the future.

Family Status: Khim's parents are still alive. However, they are very poor rural rice planters in Kandal Province and do not have the ability to support him and his five brothers and one sister.
Khim's sister and two brothers have already dropped out of school to help the family survive. His sister is now being employed by FLO as a cook and his two brothers work as the driver.

Comments: At home Khim was not unable to attend school regularly because he usually needed to help out around the house with chores like cooking, watching after cows and working in rice field. However, he has always wanted to go to school very much. Because of these difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO along with his brother. He will be taken care of and educational opportunities will be provided. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial..






 

Reaksmey Chum Name: Reaksmey Chum

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 5/15/2002

Place of Birth: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to study English and watch TV. She wants to be a teacher of English.

Family Status: Reaksmey's family is very poor and live in extremely difficult circumstances. Her parents have HIV and do not have enough money to support her.
She didn't go to school often because she usually was too busy helping her family cook and do other chores.

Comments: She has always wanted to go to school very much, but her parents could not afford it. Because of her difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLO along with her sister. She will be taken care of and educational opportunities will be provided. She now goes to school regularly and is very smart in class. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.






 

Sarrin Kantrai Name: Sarrin Kantrai

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 9/3/1995

Place of Birth: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books and play soccer. His favorite subjects are Khmer and English. He wants to be a police man or lawyer.

Family Status: Sarrin's parents are still alive but are poor rural rice planters in a remote village in ethnic minority in Ratanakiri province.
Before coming to FLO, he was living at the school dorm at Banlung in Ratanakiri province. He has two brothers and two sisters. The family's living condition is very poor and the parents are unable to support at all. His two brothers have dropped out of school and one of his brother and sister got married at a young age. Sarrin is motivated to study and wants to help his family in the future but he could not attend school regularly because he must help his parent plant and harvest the rice. With the assistance of a sponsor and FLO, he will be able to stay at the orphanage and obtain access to educational opportunities.

Comments: He is a hard working student. His studies at state school are good.
 

Neada Khoeun Name: Neada Khoeun

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 11/4/2003

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: Some of Neada's favorite activities include reading and playing with toys. Her favorite subject is Khmer. Someday Neada would like to be a nurse.

Family Status: Neada's parents divorced when she was three years old and she has no recollection of meeting her father.
Her mother is a farmer in the Kampong Speu Province. She is the youngest child of four. One of her sisters dropped out of school at a very young age and is already a mother. Her brother has also dropped out and works on a mango plantation in order to provide money for the family.

Comments: While Neada is a very eager student, she was unable to attend school regularly because most days the teachers would not show up. At FLO, we can guarantee that will not happen!




 

Chhat Yai Name: Chhat Yai

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 4/20/00

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: His favorite things include playing soccer and going on adventures around FLO with his friends. Someday, Chhat would like to work as a doctor.

Family Status: Chhat's parents are both still alive, but are too poor to send him to school. Both parents work as farmers in Kampong Speu Province.
He has two brothers and two sisters, but his older brother has already stopped attending school in order to earn money for the family.

Comments: His other siblings are either too young or did not want to come to FLO like Chhat. Had Chhat stayed with his family, his education would have undoubtedly stopped within a few years. He is now so happy to be living at FLO with his new friends and teachers.




 

Mong Gem Name: Mong Gem
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 4/13/1993
Place of Birth: Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books, draw pictures and play volleyball. He wants to be an accountant.

Family Status: Mong's parents are still alive but are poor rural rice planters in a remote village in ethnic minority in Ratanakiri province.
Before coming to FLO in Phnom Penh, he was living in FLO's branch at Ratanakiri province. There are five young children in the family and Mong is the oldest one. The family's living condition is very poor and the parents are unable to support them at all.

Comments: None of the children have regularly attended school because they are needed at home to earn a little extra money by tending other villagers' livestock and have many chores to do around the house. Of all the children, only Mong expressed a desire to live and learn at FLO. Mong hopes that in the future he can get a good job and help support his family. With the assistance of a sponsor, FLO will be able to provide room and board and can give him access educational opportunities.

 

Sokheun Khat Name: Sokheun Khat

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 8/17/1999

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: She loves to read and spend time with her newfound friends. Her favorite subject is Khmer, and one day she would like to be a Khmer teacher.

Family Status: Sokheun's father passed away.
Sokheun lived with her mother in Kampong Speu Province. Unfortunately, Sokheun's father passed away in 2008.

Comments: Sokheun's oldest sister was forced to drop out of school in seventh grade in order to help her mother in the fields. The family had to resort to borrowing money in order to survive. Without FLO, it would have been inevitable that Sokheun would have followed in her older sister's footsteps.






 

Pheara El Name: Pheara El

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 4/2/2000

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: Pheara loves to spend his free time reading and playing volleyball. One day he would like to be a Khmer teacher. Not surprisingly, his favorite subject is Khmer.

Family Status: Pheara comes to FLO from Kampong Speu Province where both of his parents work as farmers.
Unfortunately, the small cottage he grew up in was a very hostile environment for a young child. His father would regularly assault his mother. In addition, the teachers at Pheara's school would often not show up to work for large periods of time. Despite all these hardships, Pheara maintains a great attitude and outlook on life.

Comments: Hopefully FLO can serve as an educational and nurturing safe haven for him for years to come.





 

Piseth Sam Name: Piseth Sam
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 3/13/2001
Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: His favorite activities include playing with toy cars and his friends. It should come as no surprise that someday Piseth wants to be a racecar driver!

Family Status: Piseth came to FLO from Kampong Speu Province where he lived with his older brother and sister. His mother had been working in Phnom Penh, so Piseth did not have the opportunity to grow up with her in the household.
Both his older brother and sister were forced to leave school at a young age due to financial concerns. Now, one works in the rice fields and the other works in a factory in order to make ends meet. Unfortunately, without FLO, Piseth would not have had an opportunity to get an education. The family was too poor to send him to school, so Piseth spent his days working on household chores.

Comments: He also has two sisters, Sam Channak and Sam Reaksmey, here at FLO.




 

Channak Sam Name: Channak Sam
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 11/08/96
Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: Channak;s favorite things include reading Khmer and English books, as well as listening to the radio. Someday, she'd like to be a nurse.

Family Status: Prior to FLO, Channak and her mother lived with a family in Phnom Penh that her mother worked for as a maid. Due to family strife, her mother was dismissed and she and Channak had no place to live. Her father has been missing for the past four years.
Her mother was forced to go back to her homeland in the Kampong Speu Province to work in the rice fields.

Comments: In order for Channak to get an education and have a steady place to live, she came to FLO along with one of her brothers, Sam Piseth, and one of her sisters, Sam Reaksmey. Her older brother and sister were forced to drop out of school at a young age and get jobs in order to help the family. When Channak was living at the house in Phnom Penh she was unable to attend school due to her responsibilities helping the family around the house. We are very excited to have Channak and some of her siblings here at FLO.




 

Heak Heang Name: Heak Heang

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 1/6/2003

Place of Birth: Takeo Province, Cambodia

Interests: In her free time, Heak loves to play with toys, read, and visit new places. One day she would like to work as an accountant.

Family Status: Heak comes to FLO from the Takeo Province. She was living in a rural region with some of her brothers and sisters because her parents moved to the city in order to obtain work.

Comments: Her parents did not make enough money to fund Heak's education. In fact, there were many days and nights where Heak had to find her own food to cook. Heak and her sister, Hong, who is also at FLO, want to be the first children in their family to attend high school.







 

Sokrem Buth Name: Sokrem Buth

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 6/16/1999

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: Her favorite things include reading books, playing with her friends, and listening to music. Her favorite subject is Khmer. Someday she hopes to become a nurse.

Family Status: Sokrem's father abandoned the family.
When she was still a very young girl, Sokrem's parents divorced and her father abandoned the family. Her mother currently works as a farmer..

Comments: Both her older brother and sister were forced to leave school at young age in order to help out around the house and earn a little bit of money looking after cows for other villagers. Sokrem was forced to do the same, and as such was unable to attend school regularly. This hardship is something she will not have to face now that she is in her new home at FLO!.




 

Seyha Nguon Name: Seyha Nguon
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 8/2/1999
Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books, listen to the radio, and play soccer. His favorite subject is Khmer Literature, and one day he would like to be a teacher.

Family Status: Seyha's parents are divorced.
Seyha joins us at FLO from the Kampong Speu Province where his parents are divorced. He lived with his mother and did not have much of a relationship with his father.

Comments: Seyha's mother is a rural farmer who struggled to provide more than the basic necessities for her family. As such, Seyha was unable to attend school regularly because he had to help out around the house with chores like cooking, cleaning, and watching after some of the neighborhood cows for extra money. In fact, Seyha's sister and two brothers have already dropped out of school to help the family survive. We are so happy to have Seyha join us at FLO where he'll have a safe environment to grow up in and have educational opportunities that would not have been available to him in his Province.




 

Soklin Pheourng Name: Soklin Pheorng

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 3/13/00

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: Soklin loves to read books, play soccer, and do chores around the orphanage. Someday Soklin would like to work as a nurse. Her favorite subject is Khmer.

Family Status: Soklin was abandoned by her father when she was very young.
Soklin arrives at FLO from Kampong Speu Province.

Comments: Her mother works as a farmer in fields so far away that she began living with her brother and sister in a small shack next to their Uncle's house. One of her sisters, Molika, is also living at FLO. Had she remained at home, her mother would not have been able to afford for her to attend high school. Like so many students, she was unable to attend primary school regularly due to household chores.




 

Seng Chetra Name: Seng Chetra

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 2/17/1992

Place of Birth: Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books, draw pictures and play volleyball. He wants to be an English teacher.

Family Status: Chetra's parents are alive but very poor.
His father is a construction worker. He normally goes to work very far away from home and doesn't come home often. His mother is a farmer. His family is very poor. His parents cannot earn enough money to support the children. He has one brother and two sisters. Because of his difficult circumstances, he was referred to FLO with his sister to be taken care of and for education and skills.

Comments: He goes to school regularly.




 

Engly Bres Name: Engly Bres

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 3/12/1997

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to read books. Her favorite subject is Khmer. She wants to be a receptionist.

Family Status: Engly is an orphan.
Her father died of snake biting many years ago but her mother is still alive. The mother does not have any regular job. The family lives in very poor condition in Kampong Cham province. She has one brother and two sisters. One of her sisters has never attended school and is working as a house servant for a family in the city and another sister has dropped out of school since grade 6 and is working as a beer promotion girl. Engly has not attended school regularly because she must help do many chores around the house. If Engly stays at home, her future is uncertain and she might start work as a promotion girl at her young age as her sister. She has expressed a desire to learn and wants to become educated to help her family break the cycle of poverty. With the assistance of a sponsor and FLO, she will be able to stay at the orphanage and obtain access to educational opportunities.

Comments: She is good at Khmer and social study.
 

Sovatt Huot Name: Sovatt Huot

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 9/5/2003

Place of Birth: Battambang Province, Cambodia

Interests: Sovatt's favorite things include playing with toy cars and games of soccer with his friends. He has a very imaginative mind and someday he'd like to be an architect.

Family Status: Sovatt's parents are alive, but too poor to take care of him.
They are both farmers in the Battambang Province. He, his younger brother, and his parents all lived in their grandparent's small home. He was unable to attend school regularly due to household obligations. Combined, the family did not make enough money for him to obtain an education.

Comments: Now that he is at FLO, his desire to learn is really shining through and he loves attending class.






 

Sopheara Khek Name: Sopheara Khek
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 9/10/1998
Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books and play volleyball. His favorite subject is Khmer. He wants to be a doctor..

Family Status: Sopheara is an orphan.
His mother died of breast cancer and his father died last year of hepatitis. He has three brothers and three sisters. Because of the poor living standard condition, his three brothers have dropped out of school since grade 9 and are now working as garment and construction workers. One of his sisters is living in FLO with him. The other sister got married very young and another sister has also dropped out of school and is now living with his aunt. Before coming to FLO, Sopheara was living with his aunt and uncle. He missed school one year in 2010 because his aunt and uncle could not afford to send him to school. He has expressed a desire to learn and wants to become educated to help his family break the cycle of poverty. With the assistance of a sponsor and FLO, he will be able to stay at the orphanage and obtain access to educational opportunities.

Comments: He is good at Khmer literature and mathematics.
 

Yort Sam Name: Yort Sam

Gender: Male

Date of Birth:

Place of Birth: Prey Veng Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read story books and play football and volleyball. He wants to be a doctor.

Family Status: Yort is an orphan.
His parents divorced. Then his father left his mother and was missing. He has eight siblings, two brothers and six sisters. His mother earn a little money from being hired to plant vegetables. He normally helped look after the cattle for some one else. His mother is not able to support him to continue his study at school. So he was sent to FLO for education and skills.

Comments: With the support of a sponsor he will be able to stay at the orphanage and obtain access to educational opportunities.



 

Kuyheng Tann Name: Kuyheng Tann

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 8/6/1998

Place of Birth: Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books and play soccer. His favorite subject is mathematics. He wants to be a construction engineer.

Family Status: Kuyheng has one surviving parent.
His father is a soldier and died in the war. Kuyheng's mother is still alive but is a poor rural rice farmer in Preah Vihear province. While living in the countryside, Kuyheng did not attend school regularly because his family is unable to support him studying at school and he needed to help his family plant and harvest rice as well as shared the responsibility of doing other chores with his one brother and two sisters. However, he alone among his siblings expressed a desire to study and learn at FLO. He is motivated to study and wants to help his family in the future.

Comments: With the assistance of a sponsor, FLO will be able to provide room and board and can give him access educational opportunities.

 

Reth Ponley Name: Reth Ponley

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 8/5/1996

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books and play with friends. He wants to be a teacher of English.

Family Status: Both Ponley's parents died since he was very young. He and his older sister lived with his neighbor. But his neighbor is very poor and cannot support him and his sister.

Comments: To see his difficult circumstances, one of the teachers at the state school sent him and his sister to FLO for being taken care, education and skills.





 

Phath Vy Name: Phath Vy

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 7/20/2003

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books and play kite and toys. His favorite subject is Khmer. He is interested in working on IT.

Family Status: Phath's parents are still alive but are poor rural rice farmers in Kompong Cham Province.
He has one younger brother and one elder sister who are now living with parents. His family lives in very difficult circumstances and his parents are unable to support him studying at school. While living with his family, he usually needed to help his family with some chores such as taking care of the younger brother and doing house work.

Comments: However, he has always wanted to study and is particularly interested in computers and English. With the help of FLO and a foster parent, Phath will have a chance to break the cycle of poverty that has entrapped his family.
 

Ho Heng Kimhong Name: Ho Heng Kimhong

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 4/25/1996

Place of Birth: Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books and help some work at home. He wants to be a doctor.

Family Status: Heng Kimhong's parents are divorced.
His father has since left him and his mother when he was three months. Heng Kimhong was living with his mother who is a poor rural farmer and also has HIV/AIDS. He has not attended school regularly because he is needed at home to earn a little extra money by tending other villagers' livestock and help his mother perform chores.

Comments: He has expressed a desire to learn and wants to become educated to help his family break the cycle of poverty. With the assistance of a sponsor and FLO, he will be able to stay at the orphanage and obtain access to educational opportunities.

 

Sreymoch KhekName: Sreymoch Khek
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 4/28/2000
Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to read Khmer and story books. Her favorite subject is Khmer literature. She wants to be a teacher.

Family Status: Sreymoch is an orphan.
Her mother died of breast cancer and her father died last year of hepatitis. She has four brothers and two sisters. Because of the poor living standard condition, three of her brothers have dropped out of school since grade 9 and are now working as garment and construction workers and another one is now living in FLO with her. One of her sisters got married very young and another sister has also dropped out of school and is living with her aunt. Before coming to FLO, she was living with her aunt and uncle. She missed school one year because her aunt and uncle could not afford to send her to school. She has expressed a desire to learn and wants to become educated to help her family break the cycle of poverty. With the assistance of a sponsor and FLO, she will be able to stay at the orphanage and obtain access to educational opportunities.

Comments: She is good at Khmer literature.

Senghak Ke Name: Senghak Ke

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 11/19/1996

Place of Birth: Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read story books, play soccer and chat with friends. His favorite subject is sciences. He wants to be a teacher.

Family Status: Senghak has one surviving parent.
His father was a soldier and died in the war but his mother is still alive. The mother works as a rice planter. The family lives in very poor conditions in Preah Vihear province. Senghak has not attended school regularly because he must help do many chores around the house. He has one younger brother who has just started kindergarten. He has expressed a desire to learn and wants to become educated to help his family break the cycle of poverty. With the assistance of a sponsor and FLO, he will be able to stay at the orphanage and obtain access to educational opportunities.

Comments: If Senghak stays at home, his future is uncertain.

 

Puthy Yoeurng Name: Puthy Yoeurng

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 9/8/2002

Place of Birth: Kompong Speu, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to study English and play toys. She wants to be a nurse.

Family Status: Puthy's parents are alive but are extremely poor rural farmers.
She didn't go to school regularly because she usually needed to help her parents look after her younger sister, cook, and do other chores.

Comments: She has always wanted to go to school very much, but it is unaffordable. Because of these difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLO. She will be taken care of and educational opportunities will be provided. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.


 

Ruos Channeth Name: Ruos Channeth

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 6/6/1994

Place of Birth: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to read books and play with friends. She wants to be an accountant.

Family Status: Channeth's parents are alive but very poor.
Her parents are farmer. She has 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Her parents cannot afford to send her to school. One of her elder brothers dropped out of school because of the living situation. Seeing these difficult circumstances, her aunt referred her and her elder sister to FLO for education and skills.

Comments: With the support of a sponsor FLO will be able to provide a safe place for her to study at the state school as well as attend classes at the orphanage.



 

Sithat Eng Name: Sithat Eng

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: 1/1/1996

Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to read books, play jump rope with her friends and listen to radio. She wants to be a nurse.

Family Status: Sithat's parents are still alive but are divorced.
Her father has since left her and her mother when she was very young. Sithat lived with her mother who is a poor rural farmer and married another man. The mother could not support her children. Sithat did not go to school regularly because it was unaffordable and she usually needed to help her mother and sister perform chores. Sithat has one sister and one brother. They both have been already married off but her sister has divorced and had started working in the garment factory and her brother lives with his wife and parent-in-law.

Comments: Sithat has always wanted to go to school very much. Because of her family's difficult circumstances, she was referred to FLO. She will be taken care of and educational opportunities will be provided. The support of a foster parent would be extremely beneficial.
 

Khim Uon Name: Khim Uon

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 2/12/1999

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books and play soccer. He wants to be a teacher.

Family Status: Both parents alive but very poor.
Khim's parents are still alive. However, they are very poor rural rice planters in Kompong Speu Province and do not have the ability to support him and his two brothers and three sisters. When he was with his family he spent his time tending the cows and doing housework. He did not attend school regularly but has expressed a desire to learn. He is very active and also enjoys reading.

Comments: With the support of a sponsor FLO will be able to provide a safe place for him to study at the state school as well as attend classes at the orphanage.

 

Sonita Chan Name: Sonita Chan
Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 5/20/1994
Place of Birth: Kandal Province, Cambodia

Interests: She likes to read books, listen to music and play volleyball and soccer. She wants to be a tour guide.

Family Status: Sonita is an orphan.
Her father has passed away when she was eight years old. Then her mother married to another man and abandoned her and her other brothers and sisters. Sonita has three sisters and two brothers. One of her sisters has lived with her mother and never met each other and other two sisters work, one as a servant for a family in Phnom Penh and another one and one of her brother work in a garment factory. Before coming to FLO, Sonita and one of her brother lived with her cousin in Kean Svay district, Kandal province. While living with her cousin, she was responsible for doing many chores and was not able to go to school on a regular basis.

Comments: She has expressed a desire to learn and wants to become educated to help her family break the cycle of poverty. With the assistance of a sponsor and FLO, she will be able to stay at the orphanage and obtain access to educational opportunities.
 

Sam Oeurn Name: Sam Oeurn Nop

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 5/3/1998

Place of Birth: Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia

Interests: He likes to read books and play soccer. He wants to be a teacher.

Family Status: Both parents alive but very poor.
Sam Oeurn's parents are still alive but are poor rural rice planters in a remote village in Kompong Speu Province. His father has been seriously ill and cannot walk. Their living condition is very poor. Sam Oeurn has not attended school regularly because he is needed at home to earn a little extra money by tending other villagers' livestock. He also has many chores to do around the house. He has four sisters and four brothers. Three of his sisters work in a garment factory and other two of his brothers married and work, one as construction worker and the other as rice planter and another one is a monk.

Comments: He has expressed a desire to learn and wants to become educated to help his family break the cycle of poverty. With the assistance of a sponsor and FLO, he will be able to stay at the orphanage and obtain access to educational opportunities.
 

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