Suriya Sarkar


Suriya Sarkar is studying in nursery. She is six years old. She is very talented and smart.


Her father is Malek Sarkar, is a forty two year old Rickshaw driver. Her mother, Laila Akter is a thirty eight year woman, working as a housekeeper. Maria has three siblings; two sisters and one brother. They migrated from Brahmanbaria (another district) to Dhaka (capital city) for work and to achieve a better future for the children.


The total family income is about USD 217 per month. They are living in a single room of a tin shed house. Water penetrates when it rains; it feels cold in winter. They share a toilet with twelve families. They sleep both on a bed and on the floor. There is no table for study.


Suriya wants to be a doctor. This is her aim. Her hobby is dancing. She learns dance and music. She likes studying her class text books.


Suriya likes her study because she trying to be a good doctor in future. She is committed to scoring the best marks in the final examination. Her teachers are also encouraging to her study well. She hopes to get some financial assistance. It will help her to reach the target a doctor.