Salaam my friends. My name is Ahmad, and I live in a village in Northern Pakistan.
I have two older sisters and two younger sisters. My older sisters are married, and my younger sisters and I live with our parents. I studied at a government school, which was very cheap, but I had to drop out when I was in the 5th Standard because my father became quite ill, and I needed to work. Without any skills, I could only do small things at a shop in the village. Every month I would bring home 2000 rupees ($21) which was not enough for our family’s survival. My mother went to work in people’s houses so we could have money for basic necessities.
I saw some of the women in our village going to the LWCO school, and I wondered if my sisters could attend. My sisters told…
View original post 213 more words