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 10, 2023
Zeenat is almost there.

By Jane Manson | Fundraising

Zeenat
Zeenat
Zeenat has always dreamed of becoming a lawyer. She has defied all the prejudice and the cultural expectations that she will marry young and give up on education. She is almost there but she needs your help.

Zeenat lives with her mother two sisters and one brother in Mallikpur a suburb near Kolkata. She comes from a broken family as her parents do not live together. They separated a long time back when Zeenat was very young.  At present Zeenat has completed her BA and LLB. When she was in class XII she came to us for sponsorship as she was facing hardship to meet her educational expenses. She has studied hard and slowly and steadily her dreams are all but realized.

Zeenat is now working under a senior advocate to gain experience - for which she is not paid. After work she gives tuition to students for which she earns a meagre Rs 700.00  (£7 or USD8.50) per month to help support her family.

Zeenat's mother used to work in a garment manufacturing factory but she lost her job during Covid - 19 pandemic. This has added to the family woes. The family is now almost fully dependent on Zeenat's uncle to survive.

In order to start to practise as a lawyer and to begin to earn money, Zeenat needs a licence from the Bar Council. This will costs Rs 10000.00. For £100 or £121 you can help Zeenat achieve her dream of practising the law and supporting her family. This is why we help these young women. They have their dreams but they need your support.

Thank you

Zeenat - qualified lawyer
Zeenat - qualified lawyer
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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
$77,067 raised of $100,000 goal
 
992 donations
$22,933 to go
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