Surpassing all obstacles: Story of a Monirul
Monirul is a name of a young person who goes forward in life overruling his physical disability. The biggest mobile servicing shop at Chandina Bazar in Comilla belongs to him. He is the eldest son of a teacher of Shishupur High School in the locality. Monirul was always worried (thinking) about his future career as he was not fit for doing any kinds of physical work. But he was confident to perform any job which could be done by sitting through his mental intellect. To prepare himself in the tune, he got (admission) admitted in the Youth Development Training Center, Comilla, undertaking mobile servicing course.
While the course was completed Monirul started working in a shop of the Bahar Market situated in Comilla city, with a view to learn further the mobile servicing activities practically. The process was going fine and after one year, discussing with his father he started (took) a shop of his own in February, 2013 at Chandina Bazar. By pawning a land of 10 decimal (satak), about 8 lakh taka was invested to launch this shop. (Mild) Soft natured and amiable Monirul gained reputation very quickly as a skilled mobile mechanic in the vicinity. Every day he opens his shop at early hours and works till night.
Monirul was academically HSC passed having four members in the family. With the shop, he passes his days with the small family quite happily. “At the beginning besides my savings, I had to take loan from (MFI) DISA. I did not go to banks since they requires various papers for processing (taking) loan and it takes much of the time, Where as DISA allocates loan comparatively in lesser time. Moreover, for repaying the installment money, we don’t need to go anywhere. They collect it from (coming at) our place (home).” Told Monirul about his beginning move.
Presently, Monirul has a savings of 32,522 taka in DISA and so far has taken loan for 3 times totaling Tk. 3,00,000. “Now my monthly income is 60 thousand taka and I am satisfied”, he opined adding, “I am planning to have (taking) a dealership from any renowned & branded mobile company.” Monirul has savings in banks also in addition to DISA. (The Islami and Agrani Bank). “Incapability of physical hard-working, cannot refrain a person to reach goal of (near) success if he or she has the determination, self-effort and will force.” explained Monirul about the key measures behind his success.
Monirul has become a source of inspiration to other physically disable young generation. He wants to go further by his own talent and sincere works.
In the context, the local manager of DISA said, “We are proud to support Monirul in right time, He is a dazzling example of what we are being able to maintain in the process of providing services to the people in accordance with (to) the target.