Eight-year-old Suhani’s strength is in her communication. She is easy to talk to and is very assertive. She began her journey with Literacy India’s Pathshaala programme but within two years had to return to her village in Uttar Pradesh. She remained there for a long period of time which took a toll on her studies.
She was counselled by her mentors and teachers to return to the programme. When she returned, she returned with great determination. She worked hard to fill the gaps in her learning. English turned out to be her best subject. Her teachers appreciate her great oratory skills and she communicates in English with ease.
She hopes to one day be an IPS officer. Her parents, who work as garment factory workers, are very supportive of her. Suhani remarks that her parents are her greatest strength and they