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.
COVID-19 has affected our lives in so many ways and has hit many industries really hard, so as we commence Payroll Giving week, we would also like to think of those who have been furloughed or for those who have lost their jobs during these very challenging and stressful times.
As The Sreepur Village has protective measures in place to welcome new families during the Covid pandemic, we would like to share with you a story of why these mothers are in desperate need of our shelter, food and care.
Until Monday, we were unable to admit any new families to The Sreepur Village, but as identified cases of the virus are increasing daily, we are now able to safely admit some impoverished families who are in desperate need of shelter, food and care.
As Small Charities and Volunteers’ Week both fall in June, one of our long-standing supporters, Andy Bennett, has kindly offered to share with us her experiences with The Sreepur Village charity from the initial concept in the 1980’s to the current village today, which helps keep together 150 impoverished mothers and their 300 children, empowering families with hope for a brighter future:
Today is World Day for Health and Safety and given the current world crisis we are all experiencing, the health and safety of our mothers, their children and those that dedicate their lives to helping the vulnerable, needs protecting now more than ever.
To mark International Women’s Day on March 8, here is an empowering story of one woman’s journey to equality and independence.
As part of #UKCharityWeek, we mark today's #GivingTuesday with a #MyGivingStory from one of our loyal supporters.
To help prevent domestic violence, we would like to share with you one of our mothers past experiences of this ever-growing mistreatment and abuse.
This is the story of one of our mothers who lived in this notorious brothel in Bangladesh and who, with the support of The Sreepur Village charity, has been able to turn her life around and stay safe with her family, providing for their future without the future fear of living in poverty or being harmed.
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.