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Stories of Hope

I’m grateful for where I am. I’m grateful to Help A Child for believing in me.

Suman lost her mother at a very young age. Her father remarried. To save them from any maltreatment, Suman’s grandparents brought her and her brother away. Her grandfather is a retired factory employee and with his savings and pension, he raised and educated them till Grade 10. With Help A Child scholarship, Suman M Kittur completed her pre-university education, her bachelors and then masters in mathematics. Today, she is a part of the mathematics teaching faculty at a junior college and is taking care of her grandparents and her younger brother’s higher education.

Deekshita S Vare – B.E (E & C)

Dixita is a very bright student. She scored 94.24 % in 10th grade and 94.83 in 12th Science. Her father is a daily wage agriculture labourer and stays in a rented house. Deekshita has two siblings, who are also studying. Help a child supported Deekshita’s pre- university education and Engineering in Electronics and Communication Now Deekshita is an independent woman. She is employed with Bosh Company as a software engineer in Bangalore. She now supports her family as well as further education of her younger brother.

Roopa V Julpi

Roopa is from very poor family. Her father took some agricultural land on lease to grow agricultural crops. The family stayed in a farm house (hut) provided by the land owner without electricity. Her mother is a housewife and also used to do agriculture to support the family. Help a child supported Roopa’s pre- university education and Engineering in Computer Science Roopa is now a successful woman, she passed through all heralds and is working as an Engineer with Mindtree. She now takes care of her family and further studies of her younger brother.

Help A Child gave wings to my ambition. Today, I’m a Range Forest Officer and supporting my family.

Shashikala S Bhumar comes from a challenging background. With five younger sisters and parents working as daily-wage agricultural labourers, she found her way out to study rather than get married according to her parents wishes. After completing her 12th standard education in Science she approached Help A Child to support her further studies. An MSc graduate in Chemistry, Shashikala worked hard at her competitive examinations and is a Range Forest Officer with the Government of Karnataka today. She supports her parents and her siblings education.

Basavaraj R Bakali – B.Com

Basavraj’s father is an alcoholic and does not work and support the family. His mother is a daily wage labourer. Basavaraj and his sibling’s education, was supported by his maternal uncle, until 10th std. His uncle worked as a daily wage labourer. Basavaraj successfully completed his graduation in Commerce and is appointed as Police Constable with Karnataka state Govt. by clearing competitive exams. He now supports his family.

Thanks to the Help A Child scholarship I can now support my family!

Prasad’s father is a daily wage labourer who worked on a spinning mill and earned a meagre income of Rs 3,000 which he used to support his family of six people; three sons, wife and mother. It was extremely difficult for him to support Prasad’s further studies while his siblings were also studying in Class 8 & 9, respectively. With a Help A Child scholarship, Prasad S. Halyal pursued his graduation and then masters in commerce. He jumped at the opportunity to work at the Government Hospital as a medical representative. Today his salary allows him to take care of his parents and educate his younger siblings.

I hope my story inspires others like me to never give up!

Parashuram S Latte is an inspiration to those around him. His father passed away when he was in primary school and his mother started working as a daily wage labourer to support the household. They lived in an old mud house with intermittent electricity. Parashuram also worked part-time to support his family and further studies. When he wanted to pursue his mechanical engineering he sought support from Help A Child. Parashuram works with Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai as a Systems Engineer today.