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Kabita Biswokarma

Kabita BiswokarmaKabita is another child who had the misfortune of being born into a Dalit family and therefore classified an untouchable. She is another student benefiting from Nemira sponsorship program. Support for her school education has already been spoken for by purchases made by additional customers.

Details of her family etc. will be posted here as soon as they become available.

 

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March 27, 2014 Update

Sponsorship request on Kabita Biswokarma's behalf.

Sponsorship request on Kabita Biswokarma’s behalf.

Request letter on school letterhead.

Request letter on school letterhead.

The request letter reads:

Kabita is in 4th grade. As her family’s financial situation is very weak, we are requesting support for her education.

SN Name Relationship Educational history Profession
1. Dirga Bahadur BiKa (short for Biswokarma) Father Uneducated Blacksmith.
2. Ganga BiKa Mother Uneducated Housewife.
3. Chandre BiKa Older brother 3rd grade Employed in Kathmandu doing embroidery work.
4. Lila BiKa Older brother 3rd grade Returned home after 3 years in Qatar but currently unemployed.
5. Kamala BiKa (24 years old) Older sister 10th grade (failed SLC) Domestic worker in a private home in Kathmandu.
6. Bimala BiKa (18 years old) Older sister 3rd grade Domestic worker in a private home in Kathmandu.
7. Kabita BiKa Self 4 Student.
8. Dale BiKa Younger brother 4 Student.

Her educational expenses at the moment amounts to Rs. 5300/year.

At the current rate of exchange of approximately Rs. 98=US$1.00, the total cost amounts to US$54/year as a 4th grader.

Purchases by customers 48 – 57 has ensured that Kabita gets to finish school unlike all her older siblings.

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September 2014 Update

Kabita has passed her exams and has moved on to grade 5! Details of her educational costs for the 2014-15 (2071) academic year can be found here.

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September 2015 Update

Kabita has passed her exams and has moved on to grade 6! Details of her educational costs for the 2015-16 (2072) academic year can be found here.

Her family house was destroyed by the earthquake of April 25.

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