Dreams children cherish
Dreams, at times, do come true. All dreams can come true if we have
the courage to realize them. The future belongs to those who believe in
the beauty of their dreams. You too could tell us your dream. Mail us
your contact number along with your photograph to [email protected]
titled “Dreams children cherish” or mail us your photograph along with
your contact number to “Junior Observer,” Lake House, No. 35, D.R.
Wijewardene Mawatha, Colombo 10 and we will get in touch with you. This
week we highlight some of the dreams and aspirations of young people.
My dream is to assist, advise and guide people
“I would like to be a professional counsellor one day and help
people. My dream is to assist, advise and guide people on personal
problems and difficulties,” says Zainab Riyadh who studies in Grade 6 at
Al- Manar National School, Handessa, Kandy. Zainab likes to see a calm
and peaceful society. People are busy with their lives due to the
advancement in technology. They are always under stress and she will
help them to overcome stress. She says that this had been her childhood
dream and that she will visit almost all the institutes, workplaces,
hospitals and schools and counsel people to overcome stress and lead a
My cousin inspires me
Natalie Dulakshi Lyndell Fernandopulle who studies in Grade 5 at St.
Bridget's Convent says her dream is to become a doctor and help the poor
and the sick.
She says that her cousin who is studying Medicine in Australia
inspired her to be a doctor. “He studies and works hard. I like his
determination to be a doctor and do a service to society.
My parents help me in my studies. They make my lessons easy for me to
understand. One day, I will enter the Medical College and pass out as a
doctor. I will diagnose a patient's illness and give the proper
medication,” she said.
I yearn to be a doctor
Manal Caalib's dream is to become a doctor and serve people. She
studies in Grade 2 at Kandy Girls’ High School. She likes to treat
patients with care and proper medicine. She says, “I will make all the
patients happy and contented.” “I will take care of my younger siblings
when my parents are not at home. I will help them in their studies and
play with them. I like children a lot so I will be kind towards them,”
I wish to buy a BMW Car
A dream of owning a white BMW is the dream of Fathima Salma Nuhman.
She studies in Grade 6 at Al- Manar National School, Handessa, Kandy.
She says one day she will buy a BMW car made in Germany. She admires the
looks of a BMW which has unique features. "It has a powerful engine and
its speed is its special feature. “BMW stands for 'Bavarian Motor Works'
and it was an engine manufacturing company founded in 1916. One day when
I leave school and get a job, I will buy my dream car,” she said.
I long to use a stethoscope
Being a doctor is my dream, Oneli Perera who studies in Grade 7 of
Musaeus College, Colombo says. She comes from a family where both their
parents are doctors and she has seen the way her parents treat their
patients. They do it with love and care. Oneli says that her parents
have been her inspiration and that they help her a lot in her studies.
"I always like to handle a stethoscope. I will be a doctor one day and
examine patients well," she said.