Introduction – 18th August 2015
Yorn Chanthou is sponsored by Noémie and Pascal Mettaz from Switzerland at GBP37 per month:
Chanthou is the youngest member of the family, she has 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Chanthou thinks she was born in 2005 but not sure when. This is not uncommon to know when you were born as often no records of the birth are kept in Cambodia. They live in the last or furthest Village from the CHOICE Center, her parents are farmers and get occasional work in the rice fields.
Chanthou also uses the CHOICE truck for transport to and from school and attends Government school as well. She loves school and works hard and wants to be a Doctor. Her hobbies are painting and she also loves to swim.
Updated – 23rd May 2016
Chanthou has recently received a new school uniform from CHOICE. She is happy and doing well at both Government and CHOICE schools. She attends school every school day, below is a current photograph.
Updated – 24th May 2017
Chanthou has past her last English exam with an good result 30/35 in April 2017. She is a regular student and tries hard at her work always completing her homework and is very well behaved in class.
Update – 11th August 2017
Chanthou is not so shy as before and she always tries her best in class . She passed her English and Phonics exams and moved to the next level last week. She was very happy with her exam result 80%.
Chanthou is in her Art class.
Update – 24th October 2017
Chanthou receives her new school uniform
Update – 8th November 2017
Chanthou receives 10 notebooks for her grade 5 at government school.
Chanthou is doing really good at government school. She passed her grade 4 and moved to grade 5 this year.
Chanthou is in Computer class – 9th February, 2018
Chanthou is becoming an expert with Qwerty keyboards, she can type very fast in English without looking at the keyboard and now she is learning how to type Khmer language by using the same English keyboard. She has to memorise which English letter represents each Khmer letter. A challenging skill to learn but very useful.