Why Wednesday...

August 12, 2021

Every week, we like to share with you a story of one of our mothers or children and today we are sharing Parven's story.

Parven, a mother of six children, sought refuge at The Sreepur Village in June.  Her husband was too sick to work which meant he could no longer provide for his large family.   

Everything was good before the birth of their third child. They were
living with their extended families who helped them with their meals, their clothes and somewhere to live. However, just after the birth of their third daughter, these family members started to dominate Parven, they did this becuase her husband could not do anything.

Family members used to say "Parven, you have to do all the household chores"
which was very tough for her with six children to care for.

Parven says, ‘’When my family was getting bigger, my children started to drop out
from school, they were going without food and clothes. After my sixth child, 
family members of my in-laws refused to give food to all my children. They were mean and mistreated me but they were also mean to my children and forced me to return to my parents house but when I arrived my brothers and their wives started to bully me and pressurise me so I left and found refuge at The Sreepur Village, my home for one month.



Leave a comment


Also in News

Sreepur Village Marks 34 Years of Transforming Lives in Bangladesh
Sreepur Village Marks 34 Years of Transforming Lives in Bangladesh

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Sreepur's Big Give Christmas Challenge - Supporting Families during a Climate Crisis in Bangladesh
Sreepur's Big Give Christmas Challenge - Supporting Families during a Climate Crisis in Bangladesh

November 22, 2022

North Eastern Bangladeshi residents build their houses at that height to prevent floods from washing away their homes. Nevertheless, this year floods in Sunamgonj district in Sylhet division wiped out lots of houses as well as many lives!   

Read More