PERSONAL HISTORY: According to orphanage records, Binita’s father was kidnapped and killed by Maoists during the insurgency in Nepal. Her mother died thereafter, and Binita and her siblings were placed at Balmandir Orphanage. Binita’s younger sister still stays at the orphanage, but her brother Arjun is also sponsored by HCC.
WHAT MAKES ME SPECIAL? Binita is a bright, hardworking student. She is a happy, active girl who loves to sing and play basketball. Her life ambition is to be a singer. Binita has a hunger for learning and wants to help others. She expresses much love and gratitude to her sponsors.
UPDATE: Since completing the 10th grade, Binita has moved back to the village in Eastern Nepal to live near her grandparents.