The Sreepur Village, Bangladesh has signed a MoU with the Amari Dhaka yesterday. According to the deal The Amari will raise funds by having a “Taka For a Better Life” collection box in the hotel’s lobby. The Amari will also raise funds through other initiatives such as the selling of greeting cards, shopping bags and other channels as deemed suitable by the Amari Dhaka.
From left to right, Ms. Swad Rashid Chowdhury, Associate Director, Human Resources and Learning & Development, Mr. Rafiqul Islam, Director, Finance, Mr. Kelly James Lewis, General Manager, Amari Dhaka, Ms. Patricia Kerr, Overseas Director and Subrata Chowdhury, Staff Consultant-Fundraising and Donor Liaison, the Sreepur Village, Bangladesh are pictured here in this photo in front hotel lobby.
As The Sreepur Village has protective measures in place to welcome new families during the Covid pandemic, we would like to share with you a story of why these mothers are in desperate need of our shelter, food and care.
Until Monday, we were unable to admit any new families to The Sreepur Village, but as identified cases of the virus are increasing daily, we are now able to safely admit some impoverished families who are in desperate need of shelter, food and care.
As Small Charities and Volunteers’ Week both fall in June, one of our long-standing supporters, Andy Bennett, has kindly offered to share with us her experiences with The Sreepur Village charity from the initial concept in the 1980’s to the current village today, which helps keep together 150 impoverished mothers and their 300 children, empowering families with hope for a brighter future: