Story Telling Week - A Day in the Life of Rahima


January 30, 2019

I am Rahima and I came to The Sreepur Village in 2017 from Mymenshing. Back then, I was very helpless, a divorcee and unable to take care of myself let alone my four children.

Today and under the care of The Sreepur Village, my days are now structured, and I am now more organised and focused. Like the other mothers, I wake my children and prepare their breakfast before 7:00am. After breakfast, my children get ready for their morning studies which is followed by an assembly in the school yard. Meanwhile at 8:30am, I start my job, which is cleaning my room and working in the baby house.

I have a lunch break, from 1:30-2:30pm, and at 5:00pm I return from work and my children and I eat together and then go to the field to play.

At 6.30pm, we meet for evening study (depending on the season) and then we all go for dinner together, which starts at 8:00 pm and finishes around 9:00 pm. To learn more about the world, we form groups and read newspapers together. At 10pm, everyone prepares for bed and then its lights out!

I really enjoy living in The Sreepur Village, before I felt my life had no purpose but now, with studying, working and sharing stories with others, I feel there is hope for a brighter future not just for me but for my four children too.  



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