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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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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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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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Volunteers Week

Volunteers Week

June 01, 2018

As today marks the start of Volunteers Week, this is not just an opportunity for us to thank all of our volunteers but it is also a chance for us to share with you some of the stories of how our volunteers have got involved and helped The Sreepur Village charity.

Dorothy has supported The Sreepur Village, Bangladesh almost from it' s inception. As a British Airways long haul stewardess she was aware of Pat Kerr’s vision for a new village where mothers and children could live together and babies could not be taken away from their mothers to go into an orphanage, which would leave both parties damaged.

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World Fair Trade Day

World Fair Trade Day

May 11, 2018

“Every girl who studies in Bangladesh is financially dependent on somebody else, I think that is the real barrier to women’s education and empowerment. This observation has come to my mind over the past five years. How? I will tell you.” says Mahfuza one of the producers of Sreepur Village Trade.

 

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Remembering Rana Plaza - 5th Anniversary

Remembering Rana Plaza - 5th Anniversary

April 24, 2018

As most of you know  following the Rana Plaza disaster FIVE years ago, we supported some of the orphans and helped to finance their education.

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Mother Earth Day

Mother Earth Day

April 22, 2018

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My Trip to Bangladesh, by Emma our UK Fundraiser

My Trip to Bangladesh, by Emma our UK Fundraiser

April 05, 2018

I oversee fundraising in the UK for The Sreepur Village so before my trip I was feeling fairly confident of what to expect and see in the heart of Bangladesh or so I thought I did.  What I didn’t expect to see was over 700 smiling faces, children content to play with just a leaf and mothers willing to do the smallest of jobs so that they could have the biggest results, like feed their families.

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International Children’s Book Day

International Children’s Book Day

April 03, 2018

To celebrate International Children’s Book Day, The Sreepur Village has the perfect page turner…

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Story Telling Week and The Sreepur Village Library

Story Telling Week and The Sreepur Village Library

February 03, 2018

To mark the end of Story Telling Week we are delighted to share with you some pictures of our new library, currently being updated.

Led by Matthew, our child development specialist, the school teachers have been busy working on modernising The Sreepur Village school library. Last year, we restructured our school and teaching system so that we could improve each-and-every child’s learning experience, and to keep in line with these plans, the library is now being reorganized, painted and most importantly filled with a selection of new book

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Growing Minds, Growing Vegetables

Growing Minds, Growing Vegetables

November 14, 2017

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Summer at Sreepur

Summer at Sreepur

October 11, 2017

Read a round up on our summer news here!

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Flooding in Bangladesh

Flooding in Bangladesh

August 30, 2017

The recent flooding in Bangladesh has submerged more than a third of the low-lying area of the country, affecting over 7.5 million inhabitants and killing at least 147 people. Although the overall flood situation in most affected areas has improved, as the flood water comes down the situation is actually becoming worse. In this current state, the flood-hit people are passing their days in misery as most of the farmers have lost their crops, cattle, and fish farms. 

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A new Memorandum of Understanding is signed with Amari Hotels

A new Memorandum of Understanding is signed with Amari Hotels

August 03, 2017

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International Women's Day - The Advancement of Momina

International Women's Day - The Advancement of Momina

March 15, 2017

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Sreepur Cards - feedback from one of our supporters...

Sreepur Cards - feedback from one of our supporters...

November 16, 2016

This morning we received an email from one of our supporters - what lovely words! 

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“The only true all-charity card“ -  Guardian Money

“The only true all-charity card“ -  Guardian Money

November 14, 2016

Extreme poverty leads to family breakdown and in Bangladesh many young boys run away from home and travel enormous distances riding on train carriage links or on the roof. Many end up in Dhaka and are exploited by working from dawn to dusk for roadside street vendors.

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