Bright Future for a Bright Young Lady

Nagmo comes from a poor family in a remote village. Her parents both worked hard until her mother had to undergo a surgery, leaving most of the responsibility of earning a living to her father. This left the family in dire financial difficulty. Because of this, Nagmo had to drop out of school after finishing grade 8.

Nagmo is a bright young lady who loves to learn. That’s why she is extremely grateful for getting the chance to return to school. She entered the Vocational School Scholarship Program in 2018, taking up Nursing. She shares her experience.

Nagmo (right) with a schoolmate

“When I first returned to school, I didn’t have clear plans of what I wanted to do in the future. Now, even my family says that I’ve changed a lot. I’ve become more optimistic and determined to reach my goals. This coming semester, I aim to pass the Nursing Qualification Certificate. I’ve reached out to other students who have passed the qualification exam before so I can be the most prepared I can be.

When the start of school was delayed due to the corona virus outbreak, I volunteered to disinfect the campus – working with other volunteers, cleaning the school, and helping prevent further spread of the virus. I’m glad to have been part of such a meaningful experience.

Thank you for all your kindness and support. Your help gave us hope and the opportunity to survive. Words cannot express how grateful I am.”

Nagmo is one of the 264 girls currently enrolled in the Vocational School Scholarship program. Thank you to ZURU for funding half of this life-changing program and thank you to Lilianna W for sponsoring Nagmo so she can finish her schooling.

WE NEED YOUR HELP

Your support of USD 40 per month (for a 12-month or more period) will help sponsor a girl through vocational school. Click on the links below to know more about the program and how you can help, or contact us directly at sponsorship@captivating.org

 

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Strong Will to Study

Despite her good grades, it was still unlikely for Lhamo to proceed to college. Her mother had difficulty sending her to school so she decided to stay at home and help out with the household chores. 




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Daughter Works Hard for Sick Mom

"My dream is to become a doctor, and my mother will be my first patient." This is Tsering's story.




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Giving Back to the Person who Raised Her

Puyuxia, 19, comes from a rural area. She lives with her grandfather who raised her by himself ever since she was a little girl. Puyuxia's father died in an accident while her mother left them in search of a better life.




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An Orphan's Life is About to Change

In August this year, 95 girls joined Captivating's Vocational School Scholarship program, bringing the total of girls in this 3 year program to 277. All these girls were found by our on-the-ground partner [Shamtse] to be out of school. Getting these girls back into school where they can learn a skill that will provide them with independence and job opportunities is important to us at Captivating. It's girls like Zhang who bring special meaning to this program.




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A Thousand-Mile Trip

62 girls in our second cohort of Vocational School Scholarship Program graduates, completed their courses in July 2020. Most of these girls were only able to go to school up to grade 9, with many dropping out even earlier. The key reasons being financial difficulty, prejudice on the part of their parents not valuing education for girls, and varying family circumstances. Their dreams of a career and independence were gone. But thanks to the Vocational School Scholarship program, dreams are coming true again. Luma is one of our graduating girls and she shares her story.




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An Excellent Teacher in the Making

Tashi entered the Vocational School Scholarship Program in 2018, and took up Preschool Education as her chosen vocational study. Her family used to borrow money so she could study but it all became too difficult financially so she had to drop school in 2017 after she finished grade 8. She shares her experiences and dreams with us.