Jamie was born in a very poor family in a village in Dinajpur District. Her family consists of 5 members including her two brothers. After the death of her father, their family faced severe financial crisis. Her mother Anjali's source of income is to make and sell brooms. In order to alleviate their crisis, her mother involved Jamie to sell the brooms.
One day a teacher talked to her mother about admitting her to a school and her mother agreed. In 2018, she admitted her daughter to a SHED Board lead Primary school in. Jamie is now 11 years old and a student of class 3.
Jamie wishes to change their lives getting higher education step by step.
May her hopes and wishes be fulfilled. We wish her all the best in her life.
Sakhib is seven years old and lives in Dhankura village, in Mymensingh.
Sakhib is the youngest of four siblings. His father works in a garage repairing cycles and his mother works in the fields as a day labourer. They struggle a lot financially in order to provide for all their family’s needs, so Sakhib’s parents are very busy working; none of them are able to take care of the children. Another problem is that there is no Primary school nearby, which Sakhib could easily and regularly attend. The KG schools available in this area are too expensive for the family to afford, as they can hardly provide three meals a day for the whole family.
Due to the lack of care and guidance in social behavior and physical care, as Sakhib was unattended from an early age on, he was a little bit out of control. His life took a positive turn one day, Sakhib learned many things at once. He learned to follow a set of rules, about his personal hygiene and to follow a daily routine in a social educational environment.
When SHED Board had established a pre-school at Dankura mission compound, where children are given free education, Sakhib was given a chance to go to school. Now he receives proper education and he is developing his social and other skills (e.g. personal hygiene), as he attends the class regularly.
Sakhib enjoys going to school. He made friends with other children. He is excited to learn as much as possible.
In his first year at school, he was 2nd best in the annual exam. He is well-behaved now! If you saw him today, you wouldn't be able to imagine that he was out of control a few months ago. A healthy and caring relationship with their teachers encourage students to do their best learning at school but also support the development of social skills and discipline.
His family appreciates the opportunity for Sakhib to receive education from an early age on. They can see the positive change that education has on their son. Education and friendly social environment enables children to grow personally, emotionally and spiritually. Education provides an opportunity for big dreams to come true in small, small steps.
Sakhib dreams about a career as teacher. In the future, he wants to support children from an early age to receive education in a safe, creative and playful environment.
The BCV staff though, cared about me a lot! I slowly started to feel at home, as they were kind and loving and patient with me. Now I really love to be at the BCV and I can pay attention to our teachers in class. I sometimes struggle with my homework and the lessons being taught, but I really enjoy being engaged in practical work! I believe, I would enjoy being trained in handicraft and technical/mechanical work. Still, I do my best to study well and I’m thankful for the chance to go to school and to get some practical experience in agriculture and house keeping. I can make use of this knowledge in the future and for the benefit of my family.”
Sathi’s parents are illiterate and poor. The area where Sathi and her family live is known as the lowest power structure of the area. Together with her parents and a younger sister, Sathi lives in the village named Chunipara, Chinashow. Her parents do not own any property, they work as day laborers and manual laborers in agriculture. Due to their low-income, the family struggles a lot to provide for their children’s basic needs. They can’t afford to send their children to school, even though they want to.
When SHED Board established a Primary school in their neighborhood, Shati’s parents were able to send her to school!
Every day, Sathi comes to school one hour earlier to play with other students. You can tell by watching her play, that she enjoys being in a safe and friendly environment, to learn and enjoy herself. She enjoys being at school more than being at home now. She is a Primary student, who enjoys learning a lot! She is always on time, which is remarkable for her seven years of age. She is loved by her class mates and teachers, as she has a gentle nature. Her parents are excited and thankful to see her daughter thrive at school! Through SHED Board their daughter has a better future ahead! And she will be able to take care of her aging parents one day, way better than they could for their own parents.
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