The 13-year-old girl hails from the village of Doom Pother, district Dibrugrah, in Assam. Like most of the girls from the tea garden area, she had been completely unaware about what a computer was. Challenging economic and social backgrounds had served as impediments to learning the basics of the digital world.
But then came the computer bus! A bus, which opened-up the world - almost literally speaking – not only for Aroti, but for her classmates, and many other kids.
accompanied with a tinge of pride in her voice Initially she recalls how everything was alien to her, and understandably so. However, with the help of her teachers, Sambardhana Chakraworty and Chinmoy Borgohain, she learnt, step-by-step, to unravel the mysteries of the computer, and the digital world it gave her access to .
In the two years of her ‘friendship’ with the computer bus, she has attended about 50 classes till date, learning Paint Brush, MS Word and Excel, among other topics.
Her mom adds:
Little Aroti goes on to talk about how she loves to work with Paint Brush, and how she is really particular about attending school now
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