Name: Jyoti R.
Year of birth: 2009
Region: Kritipur, Kathmandu
Background: Jyoti’s family comes from the Rolpa district in the far west of Nepal, where the development of society is far behind. There is not even a road and the people have a bad life. Her family moved to Kathmandu and they are now struggling with their lives. The father left them. Jyoti now lives with her mother and her two older brothers. Her mother works as a laborer at different buildings and earns € 40 a month if she gets a chance to work. As a single mother, it is very difficult for her to send her three children to school.
School: Jyoti is very good at schoolwork. She studies hard.
Reference: KV 1052
Update August 2015 from our coordinator in Nepal, Hari:
“A month ago we have visited Jyoti at her rented room after school at afternoon . We didnot get chance to meet her mother she was on work . Jyoti passed UKG final exam on April 2015 with distinction (97.62%). Now she is at grade one. Her two brother studying at public school and this year her mother decided to send her same school . now she is Mangaldeep Higher Secondary school . Her mother very hardship to feed three children and education for two son. We have plan her to visited next week again .”
Exam result school year 2013-2014: Jyoti has an average score of 83,35% for her tests in the UKG class. She has been promoted to class 1.