A girl in Lahore wears a clown costume daily to earn her dwelling to keep away from begging on the streets, reported Samaa News.
Saima needed to turn into a health care provider however she had no concept that she could be working as a clown on the streets of Lahore.
I’ve misplaced rather a lot in life,” Saima stated on Samaa TV’s present Naya Din. “First my father, who died along with his desires, after which my very own aspirations.”
Saima’s father and two brothers handed away inside simply three years. She needed to earn with the intention to assist her unwell mom as nobody from her household or mates got here ahead to assist her in these troublesome instances.
Saima tried to discover a appropriate job whereas pursuing her training however attributable to a troublesome schedule couldn’t take up any of the roles as she needed to maintain her mom as nicely. She managed to search out one job, which appeared to accommodate her timings.
“Issues went easily for 4 months,” Saima stated. However then her boss began making inappropriate calls for from her, equivalent to going out for a meal with him.
“He stated in a gathering that I used to be his spouse,” Saima recalled. Saima left he job after being warned of a tradition of harassment and exploitation at her organisation by considered one of her mates who had labored there earlier than.
She left the job and was so needy that she even thought of begging on the streets.
However then she noticed a child dressed up as a clown to entertain different kids to earn a dwelling. This impressed her and gave her an concept of doing the identical. “That youngster taught me such a fantastic lesson that I might do something for my mom,” stated Saima. When she began working as a clown she felt as if the Saima in her had “died”.
However even this job shouldn’t be straightforward. She has been slapped and known as names by males on the road, a few of whom suppose she is a person or transgender behind the masks. She earns Rs700 to Rs800 a day.