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She BELIEVED She Can and She Did….

This is about one of the children who surpassed obstacles and achieved great results in her 12th standard. Menaka had scored 1028 in her 12th public and wanted to become an agricultural scientist. In our camp “Buds n Colors 2013”, the adolescents were made to visualize their dream through an art exercise. In the Dream BIG exercise, she had visualized herself as an agricultural scientist who was receiving her reward from another scientist for her innovation in the field.
It was after the camp, the results were released along with the cut off-for each courses.  On seeing her marks, there were many friends and neighbors who persuaded her and her mother to take up engineering as that would give an easier entry and also better income. In addition, B.Sc (Agri) at Tamilnadu Agricultural University received overwhelming response this year of receiving over 30000 applications this year for the 600 seats. Menaka’s dream looked like being shattered., Yet she was very firm and looked for opportuni…