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Soma started attending the Zabuli Education Center in 2008. She is calm, polite, well-behaved, and eager to learn new things. Her favorite classes are Islamic studies and biology. She wants to become a journalist.
Soma is one of eight children. Her mother is a homemaker. One of her oldest brothers works in TV and studies pharmacy, while another is abroad. Two of Soma’s brothers attend public school in Deh'Subz, grades nine and six.
Soma’s three sisters all attend the Zabuli Education Center: Uzma in grade twelve, Nadeema in grade ten, and Marwa in grade five.
Soma enjoys listening to music and sewing in her spare time. Her greatest wishes are for peace, stability, and happiness around the world.