Miracle in my life
A girl, who could not express herself, could not communicate with people, and she always depended on her parents. As a girl she always hided to express her dreams in front of others even in front of her parents. That time she did not know that one day she will write story in World Pulse magazine, even she did not know about what is World Pulse. Today she is writing in front of the world in World Pulse. Yes, it’s me, now who has ability to express herself in front of the world. Isn’t it a great miracle to me?
It was in 2008, when my father was died of cancer. We are two siblings, and I am the elder one 18 years old. My father was a government employee, so we got some money from government, and monthly we got 2500tk ($ 34). For my mother, it was very hard to bear our educational expenses and others expenses because she was an uneducated house wife even she did not know anything that would be support for our family, so I started teaching other students. Every day I used to teach 6 students and it was hampering my study, but I did not have any other choice to do. Though I started to go outside of home to teach the student, I still could not express myself even if my students’ parents did not give my salary, I could ask them to give my salary. Every month I earned nearly 8000tk ($112), I bared all my educational expenses, sometimes my brother’s and sometimes household expenses. Moreover, my mother tried to give me marry but most of the time I disagree to get marry because I want to work for the betterment of my community especially for women and children. I had this dream, but it was entertained to fulfill.
It was in 2009, when I got scholarship at Asian University for Women (AUW) in Chittagong, Bangladesh which is very far from my home, the aim of this University to develop the leadership skill among Asian women. There are 14 countries students are studying in this university. It was very hard for me to adjust with other countries people. I can say about the first day at AUW. We were 4 roommates and all are from different countries. I could not understand how to communicate with them. In my class I did not know anybody. All of my classmates were from different countries such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Palestine, and Pakistan. I did not understand how to communicate with these people. If a fish always lives in a pond and suddenly if we keep this in a sea, how can the fish survive in an ocean?
With the help of my teachers and my different countries friends, and leadership skill that I got from this university I changed a lot. Now I know about World Pulse, One Young World, Bangladesh youth Leadership Center, and I can help my helpless poor community. Now I am optimistic, I can communicate with others. I can lead the people, I have many enjoyable moments with my different countries roommates, I do not feel any hesitation to express myself in any situation, and I can compare myself with others. Now I am a fish who can survive in a pond as well as in an ocean.