Bithi Akter studied for about two years in a NGO school. But last January, 07 their school stopped providing study. Now she can read and write Bangla and English and she also learned how to measurement. Now she works as home worker. Almost whole day she stays at their house. But at her early life she used to sell flower and she could earn some money. Now her parents don’t support her to start flower business. Now her parents are interested to give in marriage but she is not agreed. She threatened her parents that if they try to give in marriage her, she will leave their house where she likes."
Kulsum is the main earning member in their family. She works as tokai. She collects used bags, wasted papers, plastics, bottles, cane and other metals from dustbin. She can earn 200 taka to 400 taka per week working hard. She has to work with heavy germ, bad smell and polluted environments. And that’s why already she is affected with skin and other sickness. Her parents came from Faridpur but they have nothing in their village and she does not visit ever to their village. She and some of her neighboring friends studied in an NGO school but after 2006 their school stopped. Now she can read and write Bangla and English both. She was the best students in her class."
Lovely studied in same NGO School about two years. She can read and write English and Bangla both. She is in problem as her parents want to give in marriage her. Already one bridal party came to see her and chose her. But she is not agreed with this marriage just now. She wants to get married long days later. But her parents offer her often. She cried out a lot and said her parents if they give her in marriage just now she will leave their house. Now sometimes her parents try to understand that every women needs to get married and make a family. Lovely used to sell flowers but now she does not go as her neighboring friends stopped to go. On the other hand, her guardians forbid her to go alone to sell flowers."
Her mother is beggar. She begs door to door and shop to shop. Ruby works as a Tokia. She searches wasted bags, papers, plastics, bottles and other metals in the dustbin and roadsides. Ruby and her mother maintain their family. They have to pay 1100 taka per month as house rent.
One day Ruby’s father took a bridal party to give in marriage Ruby. But Ruby’s elder brother was not agreed with this marriage right now and he stopped that marriage. Ruby was also not agreed to get marriage as she wants to get marriage several years later."
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Their house is situated east side of Notun Bazar Nurarechala near America embassy under Badda thana. The name of their house owner is Mrs. Parul .
These four little girls want to study more and grow up well. They want to be educated and want to work at least in the garment factory. Some of them already went to the garment factories but they were not recruited as they were under aged.