Samira came to the center when she was 17. She grew up with an abusive older brother who chained her inside the house. Her father had left when she was a baby. As a toddler, her mother attempted to kill her with opium to rid her of 'this miserable life'.
Suffering from severe low self-esteem Samira took all of the Omid scheduled classes in art, English, social skills and computer skills.
She finished with a degree in graphic design, and has since completed designing a charity calendar. She is currently working with children in a kindergarten and is the family's main breadwinner.
Samira has become one of the most self-confident and mature girls in the center, and an inspiration for the new candidates. Samira's teacher