Tania N.

Textiles

Dhaka

My name is Tania-N. I have been working here with Basha for two years now. I was getting angry and beating my children before, but now after attending the International Child Development Programme (ICDP) class I do not spank them. I like that my children are in good facilities with studies here and I also have a good working environment. I have two daughters. The eldest is studying in class one and she loves dancing. My youngest is three years old. She is so interested to go to school although she is not yet school age. I dream that I will establish myself and build my own house in the village. I want to see myself in five years able to earn more money with a more developed future. If a woman needs help, I will help her to get training for this job. I will tell her about myself and how I was once in a bad condition, but by trying my life now is much better. I hope that with this good work, other sisters will also get this kind of good life. I am having a good relationship with my parents. I do machine sewing. I like to do all kinds of machine sewing for all kinds of products. It was hard to learn, but now I enjoy my work. I teach the new women who come into the machine room and have less experience at the machine. I do not depend on anyone. I spend my own money for myself and for my daughters. My husband left me so I want to ask you all to pray for me and my daughters’ future.

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