NOVEMBER 2015 UPDATE: Rina is now 13 and studying in grade 7. She loves to draw, and often finds herself creating images of village sceneries and cityscapes. She mostly uses pencils – sometimes colored ones. She also plays basketball, and her team recently won in her school’s intermural tournament. Rina enjoys traveling, and visiting new and interesting places with her friends. Recently, she went on a school fieldtrip to Namo Buddha, one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal, and she enjoyed it very much. She especially liked seeing the pictures and statues, and the beautiful scenery. In school, science and math are two of her favorite subjects. In science, she is currently learning about the earth and environmental sciences, and about plants and animals. In math, they are going over sets, algebra and geometry. Social science is also interesting to Rina, and she enjoys learning about history – especially Nepali history. She is now learning about the formation of the Nepali nation, and its long history of royal rulers. She plans to pursue a career in the medical field, and hopes to be a doctor. She’s also interested in nursing, as well as being a professional basketball player. She says she would also consider a career as an airplane pilot. In her recent first term exams, she received 94.28%, and came in 1st in her class of 32!
BIRTHDAY: July 1st
PERSONAL HISTORY: After the disappearance of her father, her mother could not take care of her children. She has one younger brother and two elder sisters and since the elder sisters refused to be in the orphanage, she was admitted by herself at the age of 8. Her mother works as domestic helper in order to look after the other three children. She was in orphanage for last 4 years and joined HCC this year.
WHAT MAKES ME SPECIAL? Rina is talented, inquisitive and bright young girl who is very good in her academics. She was at the top of her class when she was sent to boarding school with the support from HCC.
She loves to study and play basketball.Science is a subject which she loves to study and her favourite color is purple and loves to eat momos. She hopes to be a successful nurse in the future.