The place from where I belong, a resettlement colony called, Bhati Mines, situated at a distance of 15km from Chattarpur does not see many girls going to school or pursuing higher studies; let alone girls participating in sports for that matter. The conservative mind set of the people in the community only gives fuel to this issue.
I am a sports enthusiast but during my school days I faced a lot of challenges in the absence of a female sports trainer in our school, as it was difficult to communicate our problems to our male trainer. And my shy nature only added to my challenges. Some parents would not even allow their daughters to participate in sports because of the same.
It was then that I realised the importance of a Female Sports Trainer and had made up my mind to become one and encourage more girls to take up sports. And after I completed my 12 th boards ‘Joining Hands’, an NGO working to empower under privileged youth, came in to my life and gave wings to my dreams by guiding and supporting me in every possible way. I am now pursuing a Bachelor’s degree course in Physical Education from HLM College, Ghaziabad and can almost see my dream of becoming a Sports Teacher coming true!
I am fortunate to have a supportive father, who stands by me like a pillar in spite of all odds and “Joining Hands” in my life, because of which I am on my way to carving a future with great promises.
Now I want to do my bit for the society and give an opportunity to many other youth like me a chance at life. I am running in the marathon and raising funds for Joining Hands for this noble cause, request everyone to cheer for me and donate generously!