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Ayesha - my story of hope in the face of adversity

Ayesha - my story of hope in the face of adversity

October 13, 2021

“My man used to beat me with whatever he could find around him. One day he broke my hand and acted like nothing had happened. My mother in law said that I don’t need any medical attention as I was not bleeding. But it hurt! It hurt really badly! And this made no difference to my husband.” Ayesha said while pointing to her left wrist.

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Teachers Day 2021

Teachers Day 2021

October 05, 2021

While our mothers participate daily in various livelihood training programmes, their children go to our school inside our project. Hailing from some of the poorest regions of Bangladesh, these young children have witnessed family trauma and pain and therefore are extremely vulnerable. We are blessed to have such kind and caring teachers who take extra care of our children.

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National Eye Health Week

National Eye Health Week

September 24, 2021

Nine year old Fahad was suffering from poor vision, headaches as well as many other problems in his eyes. After Fahad and his mother arrived to live in the Sreepur Village and under the supervision of a clinic team, Fahad was able to receive treatment to cure his visual impairment.

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Diversity and Inclusion at The Sreepur Village

Diversity and Inclusion at The Sreepur Village

September 08, 2021

As we celebrate the recent success of our Patron and British Paralympian, Dame Sarah Storey, we would also like to celebrate the aspirations and goals of other women who in the face of adversity have also never given up.

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Mental Health Matters - Shumi's Story of Hope

Mental Health Matters - Shumi's Story of Hope

August 12, 2021 2 Comments

Shumi is a single mother of one daughter and two sons. Her husband is a driver but he is addicted to drugs. Due to excessive drug taking, his lifestyle is out of control.  Shumi's husband would frequently beat her. In his eyes, his wife could not cook so in return she had to bear more punishment.

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Swimming interview with Adelle and her instructor, Vivash

Swimming interview with Adelle and her instructor, Vivash

July 23, 2021

During our Swim Safe programme this year, we were able to ask one of our young swimmers, Adelle and her instructor, Vivash, what they thought of the swimming programme.

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Rubi's Story

Rubi's Story

July 06, 2021

This is the story of Rubi.
Rubi Begum, hails from Narsingdi district located in central Bangladesh. She lost her husband after 12 years of marriage together. Rubi's husband committed suicide in February 2020, he was suffering from family conflict, extra marital affair, financial problems and drug addiction, all of which led to his fatal suicide.

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Small Charity Week

Small Charity Week

June 14, 2021

Ripa Begum hails from the northern part of Bangladesh. A mother of three, Ripa seeked shelter from The Sreepur Village, Bangladesh, in May, 2018 when river erosion completely washed away her house and all her belongings.  Unfortunately, every year hundreds of families will lose their homes due to river erosion, especially in Northern Bangladesh where many of our mothers live.

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HSBC Visit 2021

HSBC Visit 2021

April 23, 2021

For ten years, HSBC has been supporting The Sreepur Village, focusing on their education programme.

In October 2020, HSBC generously donated BDT 2,444,840 which is approximately £21,000 which will fund a one year project.

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Mother's Day UK

Mother's Day UK

March 13, 2021

Today in the UK people will be celebrating Mother’s Day but in The Sreepur Village every day is Mother’s Day.  For 32 years, The Sreepur Village has made sure that poverty doesn’t tear a child from his or her mother and in doing so continues to provide more destitute mothers and their children with a secure home and a number of life-saving skills that will bring them hope for a brighter futur

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International Women's Day 2021 - #ChooseToChallenge

International Women's Day 2021 - #ChooseToChallenge

March 08, 2021

Today, March 8, is also #IWD2021 and the opportunity for us to share with you the story of Forida, a 14-year old girl living in The Sreepur Village, Bangladesh along with three of her siblings and her mother.

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 11, 2021

 

Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science and we are delighted to ask The Lady Tunnicliffe, PHD, BSc., FRSB, FLS why this day is so important.

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Payroll Giving Week (8-14 Feb)

Payroll Giving Week (8-14 Feb)

February 09, 2021

COVID-19 has affected our lives in so many ways and has hit many industries really hard, so as we commence Payroll Giving week, we would also like to think of those who have been furloughed or for those who have lost their jobs during these very challenging and stressful times.

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