Abida Gul is a student of the Speed Literacy Program at Vision21. She is 13 years old and had never attained the formal education. At the time of joining SLP she did not know how to write her name in Urdu, now after an year when she has learned how to read and write, she has got a medium to express her ideas and a path that leads to education, the ultimate need of humanity. Abida aims to become a teacher and to start her own school for girls in her village in future. She has written a note on the importance of education stating purely her own thoughts on the subject.
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