Yesterday the world recognised Mental Health Day, in The Sreepur Village charity in Bangladesh the mental and psychological well-being of the children and their mothers is of utmost importance to The Sreepur Village every single day.
The charity started the mental health service almost ten years ago. All mothers and children that come to live in The Sreepur Village will receive this service which supports all kinds of mental health issues with proper assessments and intervention plans along with regular follow up activities.
Our Goals and Objectives are:
Our Process and Techniques Tools are:
Under The Sreepur Village’s mental health programme, encouraging positive parenting and classes in understanding emotion, conflict management, problem solving, decision making are run through a variety of training sessions. Last year The Sreepur Village introduced the importance of World Mental Health Day with their beneficiaries and their children raising awareness and helping them to become more conscious about their mental health issues.
Every month our mothers will meet to discuss any concerns or worries they have about their futures. We also hold muscular relaxation and yoga classes to aid in stress which also heavily focuses on wellness, self-belief and positivity.
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: