Jakarta Globe:

Handayani has always loved math. At an early age, while her friends struggled with numbers, taking their shoes off to count to 20, she was breezing through the most difficult of arithmetic lessons. Her ability with numbers eventually turned into a lifelong passion.

Today, that passion has begun to turn a profit. The 28-year-old is the owner of Math Monkey, a tutoring program that teaches children the science of numbers. After all, she realizes there’s nothing better than making a little cash by doing what she loves in her hometown, Jakarta.

Many people would choose math as their least favorite subject at school. How did you first fall in love with numbers? Read on.