Life Of Sujita Chaudhary
(1988 - 2015)
Sujita was born in 1988 in Udayapur. She was an only daughter to her parents and sister to her only brother. She completed her primary and secondary level education in Udayapur and came to Kathmandu for higher studies. Throughout her school, she was one of the brightest students in her class and represented her school in many inter-school competitions. She was equally active in sports and had won many volleyball tournaments. In college, she was equally committed in her studies and aspired to pursue a career in science. With a Masters Degree in Microbiology, she was amoungst very few girls from her community to have completed Masters. She was thus a role model to many girls and their parents as to what a girl from a village in Udayapur can achieve,
She joined Teach For Nepal Fellowship in 2014 along with 21 other young leaders. "I was fortunate than others in a lot of ways and now I want to give back," she had said during the Fellowship selection interview.
As a Fellow, she taught at Shree Bhimsen Secondary School in Khatrithok, Sindhupalchowk. The April 25th (2015) earthquake that took thousands of lives also took our Sujita. She passed away at the young age of 27 in her placement community in Sindhupalchowk. She is survived by her parents, a brother and husband.Sujita Chaudhary Memorial Trust Fund
The Sujita Chaudhary Memorial Trust Fund will keep alive the memory and spirit of our Fellow, late Sujita Chaudhary.
Sujita was a role model to many girls in the school where she was teaching as a TFN Fellow. She had transferred her passion for science as well as sports to her students. She had formed a student volleyball team and had gotten them to participate in inter-school
competitions. She wanted as many of her students, especially girls, to pursue science.
Based on her life and passion, the memorial trust fund will keep alive in spirits.Scholarships for Girls interested to pursue higher education in science after the SLC Award a grant to establish Sujita Memorial Science lab in the public school that wins the annual science exhibition competition organized by Teach For Nepal (TFN). Sponsor publication of children's books that promote the values of service, leadership and compassion that Sujita represented in her life. Sponsor sports equipments to schools.
|Start Date: April 06, 2016|
|End Date: March 31, 2017|
|USD $10,000.00||NPR 1,000,000.00|
|USD $9,560.00||NPR 956,000.00|