'I am living my dream', says one of our change agents Ms, Rukmini Humagain. Rukmini Humagain is a teacher at Adarsha School who thinks that teaching profession means more than source of income. Teaching has become an important part in her life. She has always dreamt of providing service to her society and country and teaching has made it easier to live her dream. She has been teaching for over 15 years in the school.
Her school is in Naxal, Kathmandu, but she lives in Kaushaltar, Bhaktapur, about 1 hour bus journey. In addition to her teaching job and her dedication to it, she is also a mother of 2 children, is currently doing M.Phil from Tribhuvan University and teaching at a campus in the morning hours. Yet, she regularly nominates her students for KG's gifts and awards program, attends various meetings to help her students and makes sure that her students are receiving stationary and gifts through KG. She is active and hardworking teacher who is concerned about her students and is eager to help them.
Out of the 200 students studying in the school, about 75 percent are domestic child workers and 25 percent from a very low economic background. 35 years old teacher Rukmini is dedicated to continue her service and profession for more years to come to build a better society by educating the underprivileged children. She finds her work very satisfying that gives her inner peace and happiness because she has been able to provide education to the children who cannot afford it.