Educate Destitute Girls in Kolkata, India

by Tiljala Society for Human and Educational Development
Educate Destitute Girls in Kolkata, India
Educate Destitute Girls in Kolkata, India
Educate Destitute Girls in Kolkata, India
Educate Destitute Girls in Kolkata, India

Project Report | Feb 5, 2024
At 15 aspires to become a teacher

By shafkat alam | Joint Secretary

Sofia, 15 years old, lives with her family in a small, rented room measuring about 80 sq.ft.

Sofia's father works as a daily wage labour and he earns INR 250 (US$ 3) per day but he has to sit ideal at home when there is no work. Sofia’s family consists of 5 members which includes her father, mother, and one sister. Sofia’s mother is a maid servant and earns INR 6000 (US$ 75) per month. Currently, Sofia is in class X and will be soon appearing for her board exams.

This year she passed her exam successfully. She is a good meritorious student. Her family is struggling financially. Her brother passed away two years ago. It is quite difficult to manage the financial condition in the family. Her education is fully supported by this project and because of the continued support she was able to continue her studies.

She also helps her mother with household work. She wants to be a teacher after she completes her studies. The family is grateful for the support extended to Sofia.

They are hopeful that one day Sofia will make the financial condition better in her family and she will be able to achieve her goal in life. We believe with the continued support she will be able to achieve her dreams and leave poverty behind. 

At 15, she has decided to become a teacher and transform the society. She believes that education can truly transform ones life. 

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Tiljala Society for Human and Educational Development

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal - India
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Twitter: @Tiljala_NGO
Project Leader:
Jane Manson
Kolkata , India
$77,148 raised of $100,000 goal
995 donations
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