I am Priti Kachi. 18 years old. My father died when I was in school.
He was a fisherman, and my mother a housewife. She had no work stills or education so we were fighting to earn enough money for food last year. Last year I also passed my high school examination with good grades.
My older brother, who is 19, decided that I can't go to university because we don't have the money. I felt very sad, but knew that our mother was struggling to cope financially, and so I quit studying.
One day, the women from the foundation came to our house and told us about the tailoring class. My mother and brother gave me permission to go to these classes. I am happy now. I have been learning toiling skills, communication and negotiation skills and time management. Before this I was just stuck in the house, helping with chores and watching tv shows. I was becoming very rude.
Now I have changed completely from being with the other girls in class. I am enjoying my life now that it has changed. I like that I'm earning money to help my mother in this changed life.
I only want to say thank you to all of you. Without these skills, maybe I would be nothing.
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