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A Story of Success at Sreepur

A Story of Success at Sreepur

August 30, 2022

This #CharityTuesday we would like to share a story of success and a great example of how Sreepur Village, Bangladesh continues to help transform lives with hope, education, independence and dignity.

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Night Shelter and SUCCESS

Night Shelter and SUCCESS

November 19, 2021

We are delighted to share with you that, after 19 months, we have re-opened up our Girl’s Night Shelter and resumed our SUCCESS project: Slum and Urban Community Children Education Schooling Support. 

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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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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

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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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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Jahanara's Journey

Jahanara's Journey

January 12, 2021

Jahanara, is a mother of two daughters and one son. When her husband passed away and in order to earn a living and survive she found a job locally making garments.

Everything was going so well but then COVID-19 struck!

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25th December 2020

25th December 2020

January 11, 2021

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Eradication of Poverty Day

Eradication of Poverty Day

October 16, 2020

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August Newsletter

August Newsletter

September 09, 2020

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

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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