Setayesh, As a little girl grew up in a poor and misery-stricken family. The drug-addicted father abandoned the family and left the illiterate mother to take care of 8 children. Donya and her elder siblings had to work at other people house who often faced all kinds of harassments. They left their village after two of her uncles were killed by the Taliban who were police officers and since then the family is on the move seeking a safe place to live. Setayesh followed her older sisters to AFCECO.
She is adept with a pen or pencil and draws caricatures and cartoons. She enjoys studying English because it is an international language. She would like to be an astronaut. She is living in a safe house with one of her older sisters.