Self-Confidence of Sumona

Sumona was born in a small village in Bangladesh. Her parents were very poor. They were not able to educate her. But from her childhood, Sumona had a strong desire to continue her study. When she was seven years old, she began to work as a domestic help in a house. There she worked and got three meals. After returning from work, she used to attend a night school there organized by an NGO. Thus she completed her Primary School Certificate (PSC) Examination. She obtained GPA 5. Then she got into a girls’ high school. After school, she used to spin the spindle and made silk fiber. This way she began to earn some money. With the money, she bought her books and paid for her school fees. One by one, she passed her Junior School Certificate (JSC) and scored again GPA 5.

After two years, she sat for the SSC Examination from the commerce group. This time she again secured GPA 5 and got a scholarship. Her parents were happy so they sold their only land they had. And they sent Sumona to a nearby town. There she got into a government college and began to study hard. At her leisure, she taught some students privately and earned money. As she was a good student, she got a chance to teach at a coaching center. Thus, she passed her HSC with a good result. And she got a chance at Dhaka University. There she studied English. After four years, she passed her honors degree with second class. She tried for a job and at last, she became a senior officer at Sonali Bank Limited. Now, she is self-sufficient and also maintains her parents’ family.