My name is Neth. I live in Siem Reap city, but I’m originally from Kampong Cham province, which is about 250km from Siem Reap. I moved here after I graduated high school at the end of 2015.
Before I became a scholarship student at JWOC, I was an English Free Classes student. Then I heard about the scholarship announcement and decided to apply. It was such a great day not only for me but also my family when I got to know that I was selected for an interview and finally I could get the scholarship from JWOC.
My major is International Relations and I am in Year 3. I chose this major because I love communicating and working with people internationally. In the future, I want to be a director at NGOs that work in the education sector because I see that my community needs to improve the quality of education. I want to be a part of providing this, especially children and youth because they are the future leaders of the country.
Being a scholarship student at JWOC, I not only get a great opportunity to read my dream and goal of continuing my education at University, but also I could learn more skills as JWOC provides all scholarship students workshops, training and work experience to build up their ability to become strong people. I have learned and trained to build up my leadership, communication and other 21st century skills.
I would say that I’m glad to be a part of supporting my community while I am studying. I know I will have many things to do after I graduate. I believe I will become an empowered woman who can be a leader to support my community, to be a part of making a better change for Cambodia and the world.
To read more from Neth, check out her blog post about her field trip to Battambang.
That is awesome Neth. You are the right person for such a dream and you will reach your goal.
We couldn’t agree more! Thank you, Chris.