Turning the Way of Life
“The happiest day of my life was when I was appointed as a General Duty Assistant”
Trained at SMART Academy for Healthcare, Delhi
Married at 17, mother at 18 and widowed at 19, and today Saba Khan is a 20-year-old General Duty Assistant at the Fortis Hospital, Noida. She started her career at the Rotary Blood Bank, Noida as a General Duty Assistant. “The happiest day of my life was when I was appointed as a General Duty Assistant with the Rotary Blood Bank. I will educate my daughter and I will not marry her before she is 21 years,” says a determined Saba. “Thank you, Tech Mahindra SMART Academy, for helping me.
Saba Khan independently shouldered the responsibility of her daughter along with her mother and two younger brothers. In 2019, she remarried and her husband is a daily wage labourer. Instead of being dependent on the family, she took care of the financial responsibilities of the family. However, she had to leave her job due to her mother’s illness and is currently a housewife.