¡Ohê! I'm Susmita

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I'm a 11 year-old girl and I live with my mother and father in Bangladesh.

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My birthday is the 13th July.

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I love cycling, dancing, music and volleyball.

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I am in year 3 at school and my favourite subject are Computer / Technology, Maths and Physical Education.

My Family

My Project

My Country

My Family

In my family, the adults work as a Agriculture / Farmer.

I have 3 sisters living with the family.

My Project

Church Partner:


Closest Major City:


Community:


Most Commonly Spoken Language:


No. of Residents:


Most Common Occupation:


Typical House Construction:


  • Roof: Leaves/Grass/Thatch, 
  • Wall: Mud/Earth/Clay/Adobe, 
  • Floor: Dirt

Regional Diet:


  • Rice, 
  • Potatoes and lentils

Susmita's My Country

Capital City:

Dhaka

Population:

159 million

Life expectancy:

male 71.5 years, female 75.9 years

Population with improved drinking water:

 urban 86.5%, rural 87%

Infant mortality rate:

30.5 deaths/1,000 live births

Percentage of children under the age of 5 underweight:

32.8%

Adult literacy rate:

male 75.7%, female 70.1%

Religion:

Muslim 89.1%, Hindu 10%, other 0.9% (includes Buddhist, Christian) (2013 est.)

Percentage living on less than $1.90 a day:

Over 40% of people living in Bangladesh (26 million children)

A little bit of history

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