Saba Parveen

Saba Parveen

Saba is one of EkTara’s oldest students and has been a part since 2011. She lives with her parents and has 2 younger siblings both of whom are also a part of Ektara. She lives with her family in a room (100 sq ft. approx) which also includes a small kitchen & a...
Navreen Aslam

Navreen Aslam

Navreen comes from one of the most economically deprived families that is associated with us. She lives with her parents & has 3 younger brothers. She Her parents recently moved to the suburban part of the city as they could no longer afford to live in slums of...
Naheda Ali

Naheda Ali

Naheda has been associated with Ek Tara for the last 4 years. She is an inspiration for other young girls as she is one of our first students to have graduated into college. She is now pursuing B. Comm (hons) from one of Kolkata’s most prestigious college- Sri...
Rukaiya

Rukaiya

Rukaiya grew up in a poor family in a small village in Bihar. When only in class four she was forced to drop out of school so that she could help her mother with household chores. Her parents married Rukaya off at the age of 15 and the young girl suddenly found...
Razia

Razia

Growing up in Topsia area, Razia was lucky to have parents willing to support her education. Only daughter among 2 other siblings, Razia grew up with the determination of fulfilling her aspirations of becoming a Nurse. During her return from school each day she met a...