March 08, 2023
This #WomensDay we share with you Akhi's story of determination and how she is embracing equity in the face of adversity.
February 09, 2023
As Ruby Porter, MBE, retires as trustee to Sreepur Village, we would like to share with you Ruby's story of how she became involved with the charity and how she continued to dedicate her time to us over the last three decades
February 07, 2023
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.
January 17, 2023
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.
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.
September 28, 2022
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.
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.
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".
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"
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".
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.
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.
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.
March 13, 2021
Today in the UK people will be celebrating Mother’s Day but in The Sreepur Village every day is Mother’s Day. For 32 years, The Sreepur Village has made sure that poverty doesn’t tear a child from his or her mother and in doing so continues to provide more destitute mothers and their children with a secure home and a number of life-saving skills that will bring them hope for a brighter futur
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.
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!