Today we officially meet the girl we sponsored from fundraising at our She’s the First Soiree, our first birthday bash on November 1, 2010. And guess what? TODAY is her 16th birthday!! Learn a little more about Jancy below, and leave a comment to say Happy Birthday!
We will send this post to Jancy (along with the video greeting from our She’s the First Leadership Summit yesterday) so she feels the love from her She’s the First family.
Name: Jancy Paul Vincent
Birthday: January 16, 1995 (happy birthday!)
Background: My native place is Hassan. But right now, we live in Bangalore.
Siblings: Two older brothers.
Parents’ occupation: My father left when I was about 5 months old. My mom takes care of handicapped children at a school.
Mothers’ education: She studied only until 2nd grade. She was the eldest and had to help her mom take care of her younger siblings.
Views on Shanti Bhavan: I don’t want to leave Shanti Bhavan. I feel so safe and secure here. We are like family!
Favorite subject: Accounting, because I like numbers. It is very satisfying when you get the problem solved.
Childhood aspiration: A singer. (Do you still sing?) Yes. Everywhere. Including in choir. I’m going to start directing the school choir this year.
Current career goal: Fashion designer.
Hobbies: Drawing, making jewelry, singing, listening to music, reading novels like Harry Potter and Twilight.
Special talents: Art. Drawing.
Favorite instrument to play: Guitar.
Top three places to visit internationally: England, New York, New Zealand.
Top three places to visit within India: Amritsar, Agra, and Kanyakumari.