Meherun Khatun

20 – Kolkata

What Are You Most Passionate About?

Teaching and helping my community

Who Is Your Hero? Why?

My father. He loved me, cared for me, and showed me the light of the world.

What Is Your Favorite Sound?

Floating musical sounds, like sea waves.

What project would a laptop help you with? Give a short description.

I am studying in a computer program, so a laptop would help me do my project work. Also, I want to teach others in my slum how to use computers.

My community is illiterate and very much in need of educational facilities. Most of the children don’t have access to quality education as they live in slums, on the pavements and in plastic sheds.

I want to go back to my slum and set up a computer and educational unit.

What do you love about this project?

The children, their simplicity and willingness to learn more.

What Languages do you speak?

English and Bengali

Given a choice, would you prefer a Mac or PC?

A Mac