I was expecting some word play on 'worth wild.' However, there is nothing in your essay that suggests anything particularly wild. Therefore, perhaps you should just stick to 'worthwhile'.
Ah, too bad you got to that one before me, Liebe. I was really looking forward to punning on the phrase while making that correction.
And yes, melyxoxo, you need to say more -- beyond the usual wanting to do well to make their sacrifices worthwhile -- about how your particular cultural and family history shaped you.