Biswas Jhuma had a childhood dream that she would continue her studies and support herself. She did not have the chance to fulfil her dream for a long time. Now she is able to read, write and help her children in primary school. This has been made possible through attending the literacy class organised by the Bangladesh Bible Society in her church.
Mrs Jhuma married when she was only 12 years old. She lost her father when she was young and stayed with her brothers and had the chance to study up to class five. Then she had to stop going to school. She tried to earn a living making household material with fresh bamboo.
Now, having attended the literacy classes, she says, “I am very happy about attending the classes and now I am able read and write again.
“Now I read my Bible every day and help my children in their studies. I want to fulfil my dream through them. Now I have peace in my heart because I receive God’s blessings when I read the Bible. I feel I am the happiest person in the world because of the presence of God in me and my family through the Word of God.”