Bimala Batala

Bimala is from Surkhet District – the western part of Nepal. Her father had a nervous breakdown a few years ago and was unable to look after her. Her mother remarried and left her at relatives. Due to lack of proper support, she was struggling for food and shelter. Schooling became very difficult for her. Finally she ended up on the streets as child labor. Under the recommendation of Village Development Committee (VDC) she is enrolled at Maitreya Home. Her hobbies are playing, singing and dancing. She wants to be a trekking guide. She likes to play badminton, cricket and basketball. Her favorite colors are pink, blue and yellow.