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Literate mother .........

My life's journey was not easy as I have been living now days. In this long journey I always got a cordial motivation, supports, courages, love, care and almost all the things I needed, otherwise I would not be what I am now.My parents always decided to make my life bright by providing me good education.My mother was literate and to be literate as women at her generation in such a remote village was a exceptional.She worked in local level under Natural family planning project. My parents were well known about the power of the education.In my society, being a girl means not for going school or outside work.In such a blind traditional society I got chance to be educated.Its due to struggle of my parents against tradition.They always holded my hand for my higher education.They fought against the society's tradition by not to marry me at early ages.They never gave me the work load at home but made a good environment to study.They broke down the social rules.Most of my friends had already got maried in 4-5 class me was the one at that time making my study continues.To leave their warm touches the cordial love and the care was not impossible for me when I was ready to go for my university education but they made my heart so powerful and couragious to do that.Being a girl doing outside work, not to marry at teen age was very exceptional and it was like not following social tradition but my parents always gave challenges, always fought to the existing society for changes.They never did care what society think, But they always holded my hands to make their dream come true.I always am so grateful to them. I have no words to praise how they cared me, how they loved me, how they guided me, how they supported me and lastly how they holded my hands.Here, I would like to focalise as my mother was literate and as she was well known about the importance of the education she fully gave me support along with my father.So that it's true that "TO EDUCATE A MAN MEANS TO EDUCATE A PERSON BUT TO EDUCATE A GIRL MEANS TO EDUCATE A FAMILY/SOCIETY".

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pooza11's picture

lucky

I am glad to know that u no got chance to continue your studies. there are many girls whose dreams are not fulfilled and they ruin their life.Your parents are wonderful that they fully supported you.You are at this point today just because of your parents.I loved your last statement.I wish you all the best that you fight for the society and prove the advantage of education.

Regards,
pooza

usha kc's picture

thanx

Dear Pooza, thanx alot for ur comments.Sure, it's all because of my parents.and thanx again for ur best wishes.

Usha

Katie McDonald's picture

Support

Hello Usha,

Thank you for sharing your story. It sounds as though your parents were very insightful in how they valued your education. It is great that they were able to support you in this area.

Katie

usha kc's picture

Thank you

Dear, Katie
would like to thank u a lot for your comments.
regards
Usha

Greta's picture

Greetings Usha

Hats off to your parents and their determination to empower their children against the odds. I am certain you feel so grateful to them and for them for having a vision of a bright future. It is wonderful to read about and helps me to feel great hope for the future.

In Appreciation,
Gretchen

usha kc's picture

Thank you

Hello Gretchen,
Thank u very much for giving your valuable time to read my post and nice comment.For sure I am always grateful to my parents for their great support.
keep writting
regards
Usha

Amei's picture

Parents makes a difference :-)

Usha, I am so pleased too meet you and read your story.

Your parents are courageous and have brought a strong courageous woman - you :-) I am too very blessed to have parents that did take care of me. We learn from them and we try to make the proud of us.

I will be looking forward to read more about you and your stories.

In friendship
Amei

usha kc's picture

Amei Thank you so much my

Amei
Thank you so much my dear friend for giving your valuable time to read my story.
sure , Parents are everything for every child.

keep touching

usha kc's picture

Amei Thank you so much my

Amei
Thank you so much my dear friend for giving your valuable time to read my story.
sure , Parents are everything for every child.

keep touching

Sarvina's picture

Your writing is touching my heart!

Hi sister Usha,

I feel so touched after reading your beautiful story. Through this I have known you more than before-I know about your parents. I am so proud of you and your parents to fight against the tradition where Girl has no voice and should not be provided education. Hopefully you have succeeded it - keep up your good work. You will be a good role model of many Napali women. I am so honored to have met you!

Love,
Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

usha kc's picture

Sarvina thank you so much

Sarvina thank you so much for your so nice words dear.

usha kc's picture

Sarvina thank you so much

Sarvina thank you so much for your so nice words dear.

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