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Student Profile: Zarafshan

Zarafshan Student Profile

Zarafshan joined the Zabuli Education Center in 2009. She is now in 18 years old and is in the twelfth grade. She is a pleasant, punctual, and driven student. Her favorite subjects include Islamic subjects and biology.

Zarafshan has two sisters and four brothers. Her mother is a homemaker. Zarafshan's eldest brother works in a brick factory, and her second eldest brother is a personal driver for members of parliament. Zarafshan’s youngest brothers attend public school in Deh’Subz. Her sisters used to attend school but are now married with children.

Zarafshan wants to become a teacher when she finishes school. She enjoys reciting the Holy Quran and reading in her spare time.