ট্যাগ: Family

“I have been working in the garment industry for 9 years now. I am from Doulotpur, Khulna. My parents live there. I, along with my husband and son, live in...

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(English) “I am not very photogenic. Did the picture come out nice?”

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(English) “My husband has been paralyzed for a while now. After a couple of months of treatment, our sons abandoned us. They did not want to take the burden of...

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(English) “I love my daughter, and she loves lychee! I often take fruits and other snacks on my way back home for my daughter. She looks forward to it. Hard...

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(English) “If I am scared of fire myself, how will I save other people? I fight the fire.   I am very proud of my fearless team. Although I haven’t...

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“অবসরে আমি সিনেমা দেখতে বেশ পছন্দ করি। সালমান খান এর অনেক বড় ভক্ত আমি। আজ অবধি তার সব মুক্তিপ্রাপ্ত সিনেমা আমি দেখেছি। সবসময় অপেক্ষায় থাকি কখন তার নতুন কোন সিনেমা…

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[Part 1/2]   “আমি এখানে কালার প্রিন্টিং এর কাজ করি। ছোটবেলায় পড়াশোনা করতে একদমই ভালো লাগতো না। আমার বাবা মায়ের শত চেষ্টার পরেও বিশেষ কোন লাভ হয়নি। এখন আফসোস হয়,…

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[Part 2/2]   “আমি এখানে কাজ করছি প্রায় ১১ বছর হয়েছে। কিন্তু এই কাজ করতে আমার খুব একটা ভালো লাগে না। ছোট থাকতে আমার বাবা মারা যায়। বড় ভাই কাজে…

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“My favorite TV show is “Shimarekha” that airs on Zee Bangla. Usually, everyone’s favorite character is someone who’s the most affectionate, likable person; someone like Rekha. But my favorite character...

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“I live here with my husband. We’re both from Rajshahi. Most people working in this factory are from Mymensingh. I’m one of the odd ones out of the bunch. But...

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“I used to go to school. But I never really enjoyed studying. Towards the end of grade six, I told my parents that I did not want to study anymore....

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(English) “We don’t get much time for grooming in our line of work; neither is it very necessary. However, I like to get a shave and a haircut every once...

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“I have been working here for almost 4 years now. I’ve grown a sense of homeliness for this place. What I love best about this place is the returning customers....

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“My 6-year-old son is the highlight of my day, every day. I have considered bringing him to work along with me, but I’m afraid he’ll think this place is for...

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“My parents want me to get married as soon as possible. But I have been avoiding it in every way I can. Not sure how long I can keep this...

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“I’ve only seen mountains in photos. But someday, I will pack my bags and go see them upfront. It’s hard to imagine about traveling sitting on my small desk here....

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Albeit the immense workload, there’s something soothing about the Ramadan evenings. I can’t quite tell what it is, but a deep sense of calmness takes over during this time. –...

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“As a child, I spent most of my time with Arjina Khala. Since my parents were mostly away for work, she is the one who took care of me. While...

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“18 years ago, I started working here with one sewing machine and a heart full of hope. I alone made all the clothes which were being displayed at Jatra. We...

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Textile engineering is not a popular subject in our country. Even though it is technically engineering, it is different from all the other engineering disciplines. It is easy to land...

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“In this place, we all live together. We have a dog. We call him Tiger. He is our favorite. He sleeps in our kitchen at night. Tiger belonged to one...

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“I used to work in a garment factory. After I took a break a few years ago, I have not been able to get back in this field. Landing a...

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“I have been working as a tailor for eight years. I am originally from Chandpur. I live here with my family. This job is very unpredictable and frustrating. Sometimes there...

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“I have been working for almost 20-25 years now. I am the second among four daughters in our family. I had to start working early due to immense responsibility. I...

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“When I first came to Dhaka, I loved watching movies! It was one of my most favorite hobbies. It used to be a must watch whenever the movie starred Shabana...

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“I have been working in the garment industry for almost two and a half years now. I started off at a garment factory in Mohakhali, and then I moved to...

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“I have been working in a garment factory in chairman bari for two years now. I am working in the ironing department. I studied till class four. Almost 15 -16...

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“I worked at a garment factory till 2007. It was before the time when the government had increased the pay for garment worker. Thus, back then, the pay was very...

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“My best friend and I have been friends since school. We loved each other a lot. My parents used to love her as much as they loved me. You could...

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[Part 2/2] “I was planning on leaving my job for a while. This one time, the PMA beat up a girl at work. That was the tipping point when I...

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Love touched our lives as well. This becomes the most important thing in our life sometimes – it is the truth. I have been living in Dhaka since my birth....

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“I came to Dhaka from Shariatpur when I was in class five. Result in PSC was not bad; I got a 4.58. I wanted to be a nurse. But given...

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Story from a tea stall in Dhaka

“I’ve been running this tea stall for almost 2 years now. It’s slow but stable business. My family is well off on my son’s income. Whatever I make from this...

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“Moving to Dhaka has been beginning of a new life for me. No, it’s not like a fairytale story of just another person who moves into the city with hopes...

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“My parents passed away when I was very young. I have very little and vague memory of them. I can only recall their faces from the few photographs I’ve seen....

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