S.Siddique (16 years) belongs to Maddur Nagar of Kurnool Dist – Andhra Pradesh, India aged 16yrs was a student of X standard at Ramakrishna Vidyalam High School, Maddur Nagar, Kurnool. His father is a temporary car driver. He is not able to get regular work and the entire family depends on his irregular income. Though he is interested in studies, his father was not able to provide facilities his education.
He was admitted in Ramakrishna Vidyalayam but not able to pay school fee and purchase necessary books and stationary. Knowing his interest in studies and poor financial situation, SERUDS sponsored S.Siddique under their child sponsorship program. Under this program he has been provided with school fee, educational material, school uniforms, etc. along with 10 other needy students studying in different schools. With this support provided by SERUDS, S.Siddique studied well and took SSC public examinations during March 2012.
With his hard work and curiosity in studies he passed through the SSC public examination with 582 marks out of 600. The top score obtained by him has been acknowledged by the School authorities and the community. He elevated to the top position with sponsorship from SERUDS. S.Siddique says “my father is a car driver and not able to educate me. Am interested in studies, but my father asked me to learn driving by dropping from school. At that juncture, I knew through my friends that SERUDS is sponsoring poor students under educational program. I met President of SERUDS and after knowing my interest in studies, they have sponsored me Rs.800/- per month throughout the academic year. With this support and encouragement, I did hard work and scored 582 marks in SSC public examination. I desire to become software engineer. I recently joined for Intermediate with IIT coaching. I appeal for payment of fees and other expenses towards my education”.