Thank you so much for all your confidence and faith in our work. We are continuously working hard to improve the lives of girls, the first step to do that is by ensuring the continued education of girls. There could not be an any better investment for a nation than ensuring their future generations get access to education.
Sanjida, a young 19-year-old from a conservative Meo Muslim community living in a small village Khilora of Alwar, always dreamt of studying and becoming independent. Sadly in her community girls aren't encouraged to study, most of them are married off at a very young age. Sanjeeda too faced a lot of pressure and resistance from her relatives and other community members for wanting to continue her studies after her 12th standard. Girls are almost always expected to treat their education, jobs, and dreams as a matter of secondary priority. They are conditioned to always feel obligated to put their ambition and dreams behind others especially if they're family. That's what happened to Sanjida too, she was on the verge of dropping out because her family couldn't afford education for two, so they chose her younger brother's education over her. That's when we identified and motivated her and her family to let her study further. Finally, with our ‘Support for Continued Education’ initiative Sanjida got access to transport and fee support facility which helped her to go back to college and continue her education. Today, Sanjida aspires to become an IAS officer. She wants to make her community proud and become a role model for other girls from her community who aren't allowed to get an education. She wishes that someday families won't have to choose who gets education.
This is just one story from the many successful people that we are working with. All thanks to our most generous supporters and well-wishers like you.
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