KANDAL PROVINCE, Cambodia — Petite, soft-spoken and Kai that is innocent Sochoeun of a much better life, out of the poverty she was created into in rural Cambodia.
She passed her times fetching water from a pond and looking after chickens that roamed near her wooden stilt house. The men were watched by her in her own town skeptically. When they just cared about cards and liquor, just how could wedding enhance her life?
“I was not thinking about a spouse,” she said.
That changed whenever an acquaintance of her uncle approached her having an once-in-a-lifetime possibility. The girl could request Kai to journey to Asia, where there’s an abundance of well-paying factory jobs and, if she ended up being interested, advanced, affluent males awaited.
She only knew from TV dramas — things moved quickly after she agreed to go to China — a place. Weiterlesen