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Sheli's Story of Success

Sheli's Story of Success

January 17, 2023 5 Comments

A mother of two children Sheli sought shelter from Sreepur Village, Bangladesh, in May 2018 when her husband died in a road accident. Her husband was a CNG-run auto-rickshaw driver. Sadly, road accidents in Bangladesh kill and permanently disable thousands of people each year.

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Denim Dreams By Shilpi

Denim Dreams By Shilpi

October 18, 2022

Throughout her three years at Sreepur Village, Shilpi has given emphasis to tailoring - she used to do some basic tailoring in her village. Upon arrival at Sreepur she initially completed all of their basic tailoring training but for the last year and a half she has been focusing solely on bag making.

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Art Classes for Mental Wellbeing

Art Classes for Mental Wellbeing

September 28, 2022 1 Comment

Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses art media as its main mode of expression and communication.

At Sreepur we do not have an art therapist but we do have a resident artist, Milon, who often teaches therapeutic art in his classes as the majority of children that come to live at Sreepur have witnessed or been part of a traumatic experience.

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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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Talking Science and Seeds by Lady Sue Tunnicliffe

Talking Science and Seeds by Lady Sue Tunnicliffe

March 14, 2022

It's British Science Week, 11th 20th March, and one of the activities that the Sreepur Village runs is the creation and nurturing of sack gardens.

This is an aspect of the Mothers Talking Everyday Science project and is a particularly important activity because when the mothers return to mainstream society they will be experienced in how to prepare a container in which to grow food plants and how to care for them.

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International Women's Day

International Women's Day

March 08, 2022

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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 - 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 - Janette Porter

Trustees Week 2021 - Janette Porter

November 03, 2021

Wednesday's word is 'Trustee' and as part of this weeks Trustees Week, today we are delighted to share with you the remarkable work of one of our Trustees, Janette Porter.

We asked Janette if she could summarise The Sreepur Village in three words what would she say, Janette says, " Respect, Empowering and Sincere"

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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

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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