Zaman

Zaman

Zaman Aliyar was born in a rural village in the Bamyan Province of Afghanistan to an impoverished family of 11 children. Despite his village being miles from the nearest school, his perseverance and desire for an education carried him through secondary school and led...
Nadia

Nadia

At the age of five, Nadia and her two sisters lost their mother, leaving their father to take care of all of them alone. However, Nadia’s father found himself unable to look after his three young girls and left them at an orphanage in Kabul. Despite spending the next...
Kristina

Kristina

Kristina was born in 2001 in the small city of Brest, Belarus. Kristina’s mother, an art teacher, struggled with chronic illness and her father’s wages could barely support the family, let alone the cost of a college education. However, when she was 12, her...
Divya

Divya

A graduate of Ganga School of Nursing, Divya works as a nurse at Ganga Hospital in Coimbatore. This, she has accomplished through dedication to the goal of creating a better life for herself and that of her siblings than they experienced as children. A daily wage...
Nandini

Nandini

Nandini’s decision to not pursue her education beyond high school, was only because she did not want to add to the financial burden of her mother who as the only breadwinner, was struggling to cover her children’s education related expenses on the top of...