Sumaiya Akter


Sumaiya Akter is a student of class/grade 4. She is ten years old. Her family migrated from Brahmanbaria (another district) to Dhaka (capital city) in 2008 for work and for a better future.


Forty year old rickshaw driver Shorif is her father and thirty two year old Minara is her mother. She is a house worker. Sumaiya has two sisters.


The total family income is USD 130 per month. They are living in one room of a tin shed house, sharing a toilet among seven families. She has no table for study.


Sumaiya wants to be a doctor. Her result is excellent. Reading books is her hobby. She likes to watch tv in her free times. Sumaiya dislikes doing anything bad.


Sumaiya’s parents find it very difficult to continue her study expenses. A little help can translate Sumaiya’s aim and dream to become a real medical doctor.