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.
Ignorance and wrong beliefs surrounding disability, compounded with a negative and derogatory attitude of the community (including family members) have contributed to the marginal development in the disability sector in Bangladesh.