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Supanut (Koh), 13, Waiting for a scholarship for students with disabilities attending regular school, academic year 2022, Nong Bua Lamphu province
Supanut (Koh), 13 years old,
Grade 7,  Fai Hin Pacharak School, Nong Bua Lamphu Province
Waiting for a scholarship for students with disabilities attending regular school, academic year 2022. 
 
My parents broke up when I was just one year old. My mother left me to my grandparents, then she went to work in Bangkok. When I was little, I can recall my grandparents babysitting while digging for cassava and harvesting crops at the same time to earn money.
 

Supanut with his grandparesnts and other 2 siblings that his mom brought to the grandparents.
 
Later, my mother remarried and had two children. My mother brought them to my grandparents, too, which means they have to work even harder to support all of us. Three of us go to school.
 
I was born with my left eye blind. In class, I sit on the front row so I see better what my teachers write on the blackboard. However, when I stare for a long time at the blackboard, my eyes hurt a lot. Maybe that also affected my ability to memorize things. In a way, I have to study harder and pay more attention in the classroom than my other classmates. 

 

Supanut always helps his grandfather plant sugar cane stems after school and on the weekends.
 
I like art and painting but what I really want is to graduate from lower secondary school and, if possible, continue onto vocational college to become a mechanic and have the skill to make a living and take care of my grandparents and younger siblings.
 
On weekends and after school, I help my grandfather to plant sugarcane stems. My grandma is sick and has congenital disease, so she cannot work.

 

 Supanut has to sit on the front row so he can see better what the teachers write on the blackboard.
 
I applied for a scholarship because I wanted to spend the money to buy school supplies and keep it for my future vocational studies. If I don't receive a scholarship, my grandfather may not have enough money to support me to continue my education as he is the main bread earner and responsible to take care of the whole family.
 
I hope that kind donors could see my letter and kindly donate for my scholarship. Even though I am visually impaired, I promise to study hard as best I can. If I could have a chance to study, I would have a job and income to help my family.

 
2022-05-13 | Featured Stories | เปิดอ่าน 324

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