Aleya is a widowed mother of four sons, Khalek, Malek, Swkat, and Samsuddin, and ten grandchildren. She recently explained how her employment is helping: "We are poor, so it's helping my family. I am currently staying with my youngest son's family." Aleya enjoys cooking and working around the house, and her favorite dishes are ruti with curry and kachagulla, a Bengali sweet. In the future, she would like to visit Ajmer Sharif, a saint's shrine.