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Kawser (16) lives with her mother and four sisters in Kutupalong-Balukhali Extension camp – currently home to majority of the 0.9 million Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar. She lives in a small makeshift hut made of bamboo and tarpaulin. She was making a pile of roti – an exception to the daily meal of rice and pulse given as ration. The special arrangement was made to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr on the next day – the first Eid of their camp life. Kawser was very enthusiastic to talk to us. She and her sisters huddled around us inside their hut to tell their story.
“We were relatively well-off back in Myanmar. We owned a two-storied house, a garden, some crop land and cows. We all worked in our crop land since our father died long ago. I also taught Burmese and English language to kids,” said Kawser who studied up to class…
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