...the end of my studies.
studied until class 9 and so did my brothers.
My sister stopped a little bit earlier.
The youngest of my brothers, graduated and is now working in Malaysia.
I must be the only woman in the village not taking care of any
housework. But taking care
of my family represents a lot of other responsibilities.
My uncles help me out in any big decisions the family has to
take. I never got married, my only engagement being to take care of
my family and improving their living conditions.
Being the eldest wasnít always easy.
But I donít have any regrets when I see the respect and the
love my brothers end sister show me today.
Besides, they cook for me, do my laundry and everything else.
1980 I heard about a project that lends to the people of the village.
When the Grameen employee came to talk about it, I was too young
then and didnít know what to do.
I was afraid not to be able to pay back, specially...