ISTC’S ANM Course helps Gulnaz support her family
Miss Gulnaz Ansari an aspiring young girl of 21 years from New Delhi has done her schooling from Jamia Millia Islamia and currently pursuing her B.A through distance mode from JMI University.
She has seven members in her family including her parents, two sisters and three brothers. All her brothers are earning doing odd jobs.
While her parents assured her that she would have their support, regardless of what future endeavor she choses, she decided to pursue college and a career in health care.
“It was really important to me to be able to help people every day. I saw a career in nursing as a way to give equal weight to both.” – Gulnaz
She came to know about Innovation and Skill Training Center ISTC through an NGO and decided to pursue Assistant Nursing Midwifery Certificate course.
After successful completion of her course from the April 2021 batch, she worked as an intern in Sanjivini Hospital for three months.
Today, Gulnaz continues her clinical practice while serving as a Nurse at the Royal Kalindi Hospital earning herself Rs.10000/- per month.
“Looking back on my career, there were many challenges I overcame. I really love science,” she said.
And now with her job she is willing to do B.Sc from Jamia University.
“My student peer group was instrumental in helping me navigate new social norms when I first started the ANM course. Gulnaz said “Working with a faculty mentor, both formally and informally, helped me develop my career goals and identify opportunities for professional success.”
HWF wishes Gulnaz all the best for her bright future.