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Unforgettable experience in my life through World Pulse Live

Taken at the White House - Meeting with the high Level of the White House Council of Women and Girls officials

I was thinking to start my journal how World Pulse Live affected my life only just three weeks. Immediately, I was overwhelming with the news things at the States which I had never imagined to see those even just a second. Absolutely, my life has been changed – it is such a new life for me to stand forward to overcome the weakness while I am striving the obstacles. It was still the same that all World Pulse sisters encouraged and supported me to go always. I felt I was loved so I told myself not to give up what the future is waiting for me to empower the others poor girls in my country and also the world.

The World Pulse Live was wonderful which has given me to have a chance to speak to the world that I could not think how my life is going without hopeless. By the way, the Tour was finished which gave me the amazing experience in life, anyways I feel it is just started to recover this lady from the bottom to the top of the mountain.

When I spoke to the audiences – I told myself, it is not a dream but it is true that you are here to speak to the world and everyday many people are waiting to listen to you. Sometime I felt I was so coward, not brave to speak English but I remember my mother ever said Nothing is Perfect and Nothing is Impossible and after that I started more confident with also the encouragement from World Pulse Team and my fellow correspondences.

Many poor girls are out of school because their families are very poor so the percentage to be able to get education is very low and their future might be bad. I said on the stage about Education and how I overcame to be educated. My story was impressed by RFA in Washington DC and they tried to contact me to interview. Without education is not easy since we don’t know what happens next in our lives. I strongly believe when girls and women are educated, they won’t easily believe people and they will make the right decision making. Also, it is very powerful to end sex trafficking and save women and girl from a living hell.

The most wonderful and unforgettable experience in my life is able to speak in front of many people at the Unite States. When Martha, Beatrice and I spoke at the U.S Department of States and had a meeting with top State Department and White House Council of Women and Girls officials – I felt as I was dreaming to be inside these two places. It made me more confident to speak what I want to speak. I didn’t care what I spoke was wrong because I knew that people would understand my English since I just started speaking English in Public only the last three weeks. Everything went smoothly and finished with the beautiful smile by everyone. Yay…….I did it! I was very happy until I wanted to cry but I tried to control my feeling not to cry in front of many people there. Actually, I really wanted to shout and cry and said Wahhhhhh…………..I finally DID IT with the Tour across Five States which I have never imagined to be here.

I would like to express how my feeling is to be supported, encouraged, mentored and inspired by World Pulse Team, my fellow correspondents, World Pulse sisters and my mentor and editorial midwife.

You all have made my life brighter, you all have given me a new hope in my life
you all have changed my prospective future where I need to go…
Thank you I have to say, for helping me the other days,
so gratitude I have to convey, without further delay!
MY LIFE HAS BEEN CHANGED THROUGH WORLD PULSE!!!

Comments

usha kc's picture

Dear Sarvina, reading your

Dear Sarvina, reading your experience like reading my own, I can feel you, can feel your amazing experiences, your hope, your encouragements, your grattitude to Worlpulse team.
I congratulate to you again for getting that opportunity.
Go always ahead and meet the summit of success,,
love you so much,,
stay always bless.
thank you for sharing .

Sarvina's picture

Dear Usha didi, I am very

Dear Usha didi,

I am very happy reading your comments, It is really sweet for me. All times, you always encourage and support me to go and now I am going. Thanks so much didi for your lovely words!

Love you too!

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

olutosin's picture

Congrats Darling

I believe it is a once in a lifetime experience and I believe in you too.

Worldpulse is the place for every woman to be, a place where dreams come through and true as I usually say.

Welldone Dear.

Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale
Founder/Project Coordinator
Star of Hope Transformation Centre
512 Road
F Close
Festac Town
Lagos-Nigeria

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Sarvina's picture

Dear sister Olu, I am very

Dear sister Olu,

I am very happy reading your comment. You are of many amazing sisters who always make my dream come true since I joined World Pulse.

Love you so much,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Ellie's picture

Dear Sarvina, What a genuine

Dear Sarvina,

What a genuine recap of World Pulse LIVE and your experiences on it. I want to shout with you too - Wahhhhh! You are such a powerful force and your voice is stronger than ever!

Thank you for sharing this journey with me and the team!

Much love,
Ellie

Sarvina's picture

Dear Ellie, Thanks so much

Dear Ellie,

Thanks so much for your encouragement! I will be stronger for sure because I don't want to make my World Pulse sisters hopeless with me.

Missing you,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

ruthibelle's picture

Wow

Your account is absolutely moving. And provides lots of inspiration and encouragement. I agree that WorldPulse is a wonderful blessing to women globally.

And I'm so happy and excited for you! Congratulations on your journey - that was a really big opportunity, and it's great to hear that you went through it and came out the better.

Don't worry about your English. I understood the feelings you described and I'm sure that over time you will get even better.

Big smiles and hugs for this post.
It was heartfelt :)

Love,
Ruthibelle
ruthibelle.blogspot.com

Sarvina's picture

Thank you so much for reading

Thank you so much for reading my post and writing me such a wonderful comment! It really means so much for me to go forward with your sweet words.

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

jap21's picture

Hi Sarvina

What a great experience! Thanks for sharing it with us. It will get even better, you will see. Keep us posted. We are all cheering you.

Love,

Jackie

Jacqueline Patiño FundActiva
Tarija - Bolivia
South America
www.jap21.wordpress.com

Sarvina's picture

Dear Jackie, Thanks so much

Dear Jackie,

Thanks so much for your lovely comment! I am very moved to read it. I have learned from you a lot and you are one of amazing sisters who inspires me to be strong.

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Stella Paul's picture

Great qualities

Dear Sarvina

For past few weeks I have been following you and your activities in WP and I can tell you one thing - you have something very few people do: honesty, a down to earth attitude and an ability to smile so often. There maybe many talented people around you, but you will shine above all and win many hearts because of these qualities. And of course you are also dedicated and sincere. I really hope to see you moving on and motivate hundreds of women around the world to come together and work together for common causes.

Love

Stella Paul
Twitter: @stellasglobe

Sarvina's picture

Dear Stella, Thank you so

Dear Stella,

Thank you so much for always reading and writing me comment! It is really a strong encouragement for me each time I read your comment. I am so moved reading your sweet words. Wish you all the best.............!

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Breese's picture

Sarvina! Your courage and

Sarvina! Your courage and determination are so inspiring! It was an honor to meet you and send you off on the tour, and I'm so excited to hear about the incredible experiences you had. Keep up all your hard work, and maybe we'll see you as Cambodia's president some day! :)
hugs!
Breese

Sarvina's picture

Hi Breese, Thanks so much for

Hi Breese,

Thanks so much for your sweet words! It is such a strong encouragement for me to go forward. I was honored to have a chance to meet you too. You are very young but talented. I am very proud of you Breese!

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

juliapp's picture

Sarvina, It all started with

Sarvina, It all started with you. With your beautiful and determined soul. When we believe in ourselves magic can happen. You my friend can make magic. Big hug, Julia

Sarvina's picture

Dear Julia, Thanks so much

Dear Julia,

Thanks so much for writing me a comment! It is really a strong encouragement for me. I was so honored to have a chance to meet you.

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Greengirl's picture

Wahhhhhhhh Sarvina

I would start by acknowledging what your mother thought you. She handed you an excellent tool kit for overcoming your fears. Great mum!
You did it. That statement resounds with your every word. We are all very proud of you for being so courageous and open. I imagine how much stronger you have become, especially for all the women you aspire to reach out to. You are an exemplary leader for all who thought they couldn't. Your story will always re-echo the message "I can".

With very high regards!

Olanike

Sarvina's picture

Dear Olanike, Thank you so

Dear Olanike,

Thank you so much for reading my post and writing me a comment! It means so much for me to go forward. I am so moved reading your sweet words.

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Dear Sarvina,

Hello and welcome back to Cambodia. Your family has grown with all the people you met and inspired. Yes, you are loved and so are the girls, women and people of Cambodia, who you represented so well on the World Pulse Live tour.

THANK YOU for sharing your heartfelt and life changing experience with World Pulse LIVE -- your journey & voice has inspired so many with the "can do " attitude because Sarvina did it and believes in me. Yes, you lead by example and your genuine heart cares deeply about the welfare and educational access for other little girls, boys to get an education and realize their amazing potential.

I loved your mom's words of wisdom which I, too, often share with my students: Imperfection is Perfection in Action.
You, Beatrice and Martha spoke beautifully and powerfully, urging the world to take action.

Keep up the good work, follow your heart and let your voice speak loud - it is powerful!

Love you and miss you! You ROCK!

linda

With Gratitude,

Linda M. Ando

Sarvina's picture

My dearest Linda, Thanks so

My dearest Linda,

Thanks so much for reading my post and writing me such as a wonderful comment! I am very happy reading your sweet words. It was a big experience in my life to have a chance to speak to the audiences at the United States. You always support and encourage me all times - I am really strong each time reading your comment. You make my days brighter also since I have met you.

Everything I do is to show them that Education is powerful to help our lives from the poverty.

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Shilpa Balakrishnan's picture

Thanks for sharing your

Thanks for sharing your experience...............it was great................

Sarvina's picture

Thank you so much for reading

Thank you so much for reading my post! I am happy reading your comment.

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

MaDube's picture

Congratulations Sarvina. The

Congratulations Sarvina. The story that is your life makes one thing very clear to me, that as long as we have voices and we speak then we shall be heard. Thanks to World-pulse for affording you the opportunity and well done to you for using it effectively.

Sarvina's picture

Thanks so much for taking

Thanks so much for taking time to read my post and writing me such an inspiring comment to me! It means so much for me.

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Ruun Abdi's picture

Dearest Sarvina so proud of

Dearest Sarvina so proud of you!. Reading this post is like watching your tour and following you step by step, you presented it well and clear. Your courage and determination always inspires me. Keep sharing... keep us informed.

Cheers!

Sarvina's picture

My dearest Ruun, Thanks so

My dearest Ruun,

Thanks so much for reading my post and writing me such a wonderful comment! I am very happy to see you my dearest friend. You are one of many amazing women who inspire me to be strong.

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Hummingbird's picture

Nothing is impossible

I was very touched and about to cry when I was reading your article. Your experience sounds larger than life. My heart is with you sister, keep up the amazing work. I am very very proud of you.

Best wishes.

A drop of rain can revive the earth, be the drop.

Hummingbird

Sarvina's picture

Thanks so much Nisan for

Thanks so much Nisan for taking time to read my post and writing me such an inspiring comment! I was so moved reading your comment too. You made me feel so powerful to continue my way.

Love,

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

irene waithaka's picture

Dear sarvina, waoh! My dear

Dear sarvina, waoh! My dear you are such an inspiration and congratulations for such a huge achievement as for me i cdnt help bt shed a tear its like am watching you breakdown after havingto tell such a sensitive heartfelt moment. Take care and receive many hero hugs from me

Farona's picture

Yay! You did it ;- ) Loved

Yay! You did it ;- )

Loved this post. I am glad it went awesome! I tried to follow you three on your every step, ofcourse virtually. I am ashamed I missed the state dept appearance ;- ( Would love to see a video link if available.
You’re mother gave you a wise advice. Nothing is perfect but yes you have put your heart out to make it perfect and that’s all it counts. You spoke the language of love, passion and resilience, why would not anyone understand you !

Now it’s time to rest, refresh and embark on your vision.

AchiengNas's picture

I can not forget your

I can not forget your confidence through your quote"I am powerful now". Indeed you are! Your English is amazing Sarvina. Keep intact with your vision everyday.
Kind regards.

I believe everybody has the potential to live a better life. Given the Opportunity, Education and Motivation ANYONE can become someone admirable. Nobody is a NOBODY, everybody is SOMEBODY.

JaniceW's picture

So proud

dearest Sarvina,
What an amazing journey you have taken and all because of your determination and dedication to improving the lives of women and girls in Cambodia. I am so happy for you and can't wait to hear what's next. With love,
Janice

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