My name is Janette Porter and I am the daughter of Ruby Porter MBE, a long standing supporter and former trustee of Sreepur Village who continues to inspire me with her unrelenting passion for Sreepur village. I have been a trustee for eight years the two year's previous to that I was an advisor to the board of trustees.
We share with you a story of Sharifa, a mother who has had her fair share of struggles in life and who recently, along with her family, visited Sreepur to share with us her successes in life.
The sudden death of Sharifa's husband in late 2004 left her as the sole provider for her four children. With no one to turn to for help, Sharifa felt lonely, scared and desperate for her family's future survival.
The charity, Sreepur Village, is proud to mark 34 years of transforming the lives of single mothers and their children by hosting a lively celebration filled with activities and fun in their village grounds in Gazipur, Bangladesh.