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Saving Lives at Sreepur

Saving Lives at Sreepur

July 17, 2019

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Drowning Prevention Week (14-24 June)

Drowning Prevention Week (14-24 June)

June 07, 2019

To coincide with Drowning Prevention Week on June 14, The Sreepur Village, Bangladesh would like to highlight the importance of its #SwimSafe Campaign this summer. 

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SwimSafe in The Sreepur Village

SwimSafe in The Sreepur Village

July 20, 2018

On Monday the #SwimSafe schemes commenced once again in The Sreepur Village. They are run by a team from the CIPRB (Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh) who, along with assistance from the British RNLI, have devised learn to swim schemes that are run in both rural and urban areas in Bangladesh

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Drowning Prevention Week

Drowning Prevention Week

June 15, 2018

This week in the UK its #DrowningPreventionWeek and in Bangladesh right now its the rainy season which means hundreds of families, in flood-stricken areas, will lose their homes but most importantly their lives. 

 

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Becky Horsbrugh -The First British Citizen to Cross the Bangla Channel

Becky Horsbrugh -The First British Citizen to Cross the Bangla Channel

January 29, 2018

The Sreepur Village would like to send their heartiest congratulations to Becky Horsbrugh who yesterday crossed the 16-km Bangla Channel from Teknaf to Saint Martin’s Island in the Bay of Bengal. She is the first British citizen to have completed this challenge

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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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Swimming in Sreepur

Swimming in Sreepur

July 28, 2017

Every day at three o’clock, Sumi, a seven-year–old girl of Sreepur Village, rushes home from school eagerly wanting to visit the village pond. Keen to get there, when the actual time comes to dip her toes into the welcoming waters, Sumi doesn’t want to enter. When she finally gets in, she makes sure not to let go of her swimming instructor’s hand. Every day Mousumi and her friends Rimon, Sajal and Rani all have similar experiences which, seen from afar, provoke a number of emotions.

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How we are helping to save Bangladeshi's children from drowning

How we are helping to save Bangladeshi's children from drowning

July 05, 2017

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National Volunteers Week with Becky Horsbrugh

National Volunteers Week with Becky Horsbrugh

June 02, 2017

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