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Trustees Week 2021 - Sabbir Karim

Trustees Week 2021 - Sabbir Karim

November 04, 2021

This week, as part of Trustees Week, we are highlighting the great work of all our trustees and today we would like to share with you the amazing work of one of our Trustees, Sabbir Karim.

We asked Sabbir if he could summarise The Sreepur Village in three words what would he say, Sabbir told us, "Hope, Education and Equality".

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Trustees Week 2021 - Ruby Porter MBE

Trustees Week 2021 - Ruby Porter MBE

November 02, 2021

It's Charity Tuesday and as part of Trustees Week we are delighted to share with you today's trustee, Ruby Porter, MBE.

We asked Ruby if she could describe The Sreepur Village in three words what would she say: Ruby said, " Place of Safety".

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Trustees Week 2021 - Derek Palmer

Trustees Week 2021 - Derek Palmer

November 01, 2021 1 Comment

We are launching this year's trustees week by sharing with you the work of one of our dedicated trustees, Derek Palmer. 
 
We asked Derek if he could describe The Sreepur Village in just three words what would he say.  Derek said, "Secure, Friendly and Family".

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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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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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Maternal Mental Health Month

Maternal Mental Health Month

May 10, 2021

Shefali is a mother of a 1-year-old baby girl and they both live together in The Sreepur Village. After Shefali got married, her husband went to live abroad so she had to live with her in-laws.

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