Baby Najnin

 

Baby Najnin is 12 years old and studies in grade 5 in Taltala Urban Ananda School. Her family moved to Dhaka in 2008 from Norshingdi in search of work and a decent living.

 

Her fatherís name is Jamal Hossain. He is 42 years old and is a fish seller by occupation. Her mother is Asma Begum who is 37 years old. She serves as a house wife, looking after the several members of her family.

 

Her father is the only earner of the family and he earns around Tk. 10,000 in total every month. Baby Najnin has 3 other siblings, Khadeja, Nur and Hafsa. The house this family lives in is a tinshed house, with 1 room, and 1 toilet that is shared by 7 other families. The children have no space to study and water drops into the house when it rains.

 

Baby Najnin is a hardworking and promising, bright girl. She does well in her school and also is attentive with her studies when she visits the project. She is also a talented painter. Since she has 3 other siblings and her father does not make enough money to carry the bills for maintaining the family and her education at the same time, it may be hard for Baby Najnin to continue her education in the future. Sponsoring Baby Najnin can help her achieve her dreams of becoming a doctor one day.