Nishi is a 20 year old TEGA, who lives in a rural village in Dhaka, Bangladesh with her two brothers, father and stepmother. Aside from being a TEGA, Nishi studies at a national university, has a part time job with BRAC, where she hand stitches items of clothing. Before the pandemic Nishi used to spend her days attending university and hanging out with friends, whilst volunteering for several community projects to spread important messages about child marriage and human trafficking, as well as tutoring local children.

“Because, If I am sitting idle in my leisure time, though I am not going to the college, just join a class and studying only a few hours and spent remaining time like that. So, if I am spending time like that, I feel boring. I am involved in some small work like tuition so it has been seen that I get honorarium.”