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August Newsletter

August Newsletter

September 09, 2020 3 Comments

Since lockdown was announced, our mothers have been busy hand-making Christmas decorations made out of bamboo strips, carved from the trees naturally grown in the heart of The Sreepur Village, the place they now call home and where they get to learn a number of new vocational skills that will empower their families with a future of hope and independence.

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Library Month 2019

Library Month 2019

September 24, 2019

There’s no better way of celebrating the soon approaching #LibraryMonth than sharing an empowering story from one of our child beneficiaries.

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World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week

August 06, 2019

As part of World Breastfeeding Week, The Sreepur Village would like to share with you the importance of breastfeeding for some of the impoverished mothers that are sheltered and cared for in their village in rural Bangladesh.

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A Mother's Story of Success

A Mother's Story of Success

June 25, 2019 1 Comment

I am Masuda and I am 25 years old. I have two children. When I was nine years old my family decided to hand me over to my husband. I started my married life early so I think you can say my childhood died on my marriage day.

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World Hunger Day

World Hunger Day

May 28, 2019

Hunger: It’s About Sustainability

As today marks World Hunger Day, The Sreepur Village strongly believes that poverty should not separate children from their mothers and, as the only charity in Bangladesh to keep them together, it focuses heavily on ways to sustain an end to poverty.

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World Immunisation Week, 2019

World Immunisation Week, 2019

April 24, 2019

To kick-start World Immunisation Week, did you know it costs £5 to vaccinate a child or mother against MMR in The Sreepur Village, Bangladesh?

 

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International Mother Earth Day

International Mother Earth Day

April 23, 2019

Yesterday was International Mother Earth Day and today we share with you the successes of our bamboo weaving project that helps to empower more women in The Sreepur Village, Bangladesh.

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International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

April 06, 2019

To mark International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, The Sreepur Village is bowled over with excitement as more girls love to play cricket, empowering themselves for the future through sport.

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International Childrens Book Day

International Childrens Book Day

April 02, 2019

“I am Bobita. I am in grade 3 at The Sreepur Village School. My hobby is to read many books. In the Sreepur Village, we have a library and every day I read books - I love books more than anything.”

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World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day

March 20, 2019

As most of the mothers and children that come to the village are from rural areas, using a toothbrush isn't heard of. So, on that basis, we provide every one of our 600 beneficiaries with a toothbrush and equip them with the knowledge required to keep their oral hygiene healthy.

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National Conversation Week 2019

National Conversation Week 2019

March 18, 2019

In The Sreepur Village, we emphasise the benefits of talking to each other and we always encourage our mothers and children to say how they feel, share their concerns or simply share their day with another by means of talking.

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Nutrition and Hydration Week 2019

Nutrition and Hydration Week 2019

March 11, 2019

Following a recent storm in Bangladesh, many of the crops that were due to be harvested this month in The Sreepur Village have been destroyed. We are now looking to raise £5000 to cover the cost of these lost crops and appeal to you, during Nutrition Week, to help us raise the necessary funds so that we can not only grow more crops but help to grow minds too - feeding more families to a healthier future.

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International Women's Day - #BalanceforBetter

International Women's Day - #BalanceforBetter

March 08, 2019

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The Sreepur Village - 30 Remarkable Years (1989-2019)

The Sreepur Village - 30 Remarkable Years (1989-2019)

February 13, 2019 3 Comments

The Sreepur Village, Shishu Polli Plus, was established at Sreepur in 1989 on a 15-acre site and has over the last 30 years, successfully re-integrated 897 mothers and 3043 children back into the community. The charity still strongly believes that poverty should not separate mothers from their children and in doing so continues to empower vulnerable women so that more families can gain a better quality of life for the future.

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Story Telling Week - A Day in the Life of Rahima

Story Telling Week - A Day in the Life of Rahima

January 30, 2019

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Christmas Day

Christmas Day

December 28, 2018

This Christmas Day, we wished all of our children at The Sreepur Village, a very Happy Birthday. Every year we choose this day to celebrate the birthdays of all our beneficiaries as the majority have come to us abandoned and will never know their real date of birth.

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   Bangladesh - 47th Anniversary of Victory

   Bangladesh - 47th Anniversary of Victory

December 17, 2018

Yesterday, The Sreepur village celebrated Victory Day (Bijoy Dibos) which begun with the national flag proudly waiving high above the school campus.

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 03, 2018

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.

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

November 25, 2018

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World Kindness Day, 2018

World Kindness Day, 2018

November 13, 2018 3 Comments

“We can change the world by our kindness. Kindness Begins with me.” Anik

 

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Merseyside Embroiderers Guild Endeavour Exhibition (September 22-29)

Merseyside Embroiderers Guild Endeavour Exhibition (September 22-29)

September 24, 2018

This weekend, Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral opened its doors to showcase the Merseyside Embroiderers Guild Endeavour Exhibition.

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National Mourning Day - August 15, 2018

National Mourning Day - August 15, 2018

August 17, 2018

The 15th August is a significant day in Bangladesh as it is also National Mourning Day. In the Sreepur Village, the day's activities commenced with the students performing poetry and then gifts were distributed amongst all the children.

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World Breast Feeding Week (Aug 1-7)

World Breast Feeding Week (Aug 1-7)

August 07, 2018

In 2018, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) issued a new 10 point guidance to further raise awareness on the benefits of early breastfeeding. According to research, breastfeeding babies for the first two years would annually save the lives of more than 8,20,000 children under the age five.

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SwimSafe in The Sreepur Village

SwimSafe in The Sreepur Village

July 20, 2018

On Monday the #SwimSafe schemes commenced once again in The Sreepur Village. They are run by a team from the CIPRB (Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh) who, along with assistance from the British RNLI, have devised learn to swim schemes that are run in both rural and urban areas in Bangladesh

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