Read our November 2021 newsletter

View our latest fundraising efforts and the upcoming projects for the new year where you can get involved in helping the street children. Click on the link below to view a PDF or view via the scrolling pages:

Journey on a River – online drawing workshop

Following our first successful art workshop with the children of LEEDO Peace Home on the theme of ‘Memories of a Street’, the Friends of Street Children Bangladesh are holding a second workshop on Saturday 4th September 2021 at 10.30am on the theme of ‘Journey on a River’. This workshop forms part of Totally Thames 2021…

Online fundraising quiz

We’re holding an online fundraising quiz with direct links to the street-connected children in Dhaka’s Sadarghat river port. The event is being held online on Saturday 10th July at 10.30am. You can register below to take part (donations welcome):

FSCBD’s June newsletter

Read about the upcoming cultural evening to coincide with Bangladesh’s independence, the upcoming Street Children Football World Cup 2022 and online events on the theme of rivers.

Text giving campaign launched

FSCBD have released a series of online campaigns to make it easier for you to donate to the street children of Bangladesh. You can now donate by text message – simply text the words HELPCHILD to 70450 to donate £1, or HELPCHILD to 50460 to donate £5. Texts cost the donated amount plus one standard…

Our Ramadan/Coronavirus lockdown appeal

This Ramadan a new Coronavirus lockdown is underway in Bangladesh… let us not forget the street children abandoned and suffering on the streets of Dhaka. Text FEEDACHILD 3 to 70085 to donate £3. Texts cost £3 plus one standard rate message.

£500 raised at cultural event towards vital aid for the street children

On a bright Saturday morning Friends of Street Children Bangladesh and their supporters joined the street children from LEEDO Peace Home in Dhaka to share poetry, to sing songs, dance and share music and anecdotes. The event was held online and welcomed over 25 supporters and donors to mark the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh since…

Celebrating 50 years of Bangladesh with songs, poems and stories

During 2021 we are celebrating 50 years of Bangladesh’s independence by posting performances including songs, poems, stories, and dances on the YouTube channel we have set up for this purpose. We hope that performers will seek donations from their families, friends, colleagues and social media contacts to show appreciation for their performance and support the…

Sharing memories of a street… from Leeds to Dhaka

We held an online art workshop that raise over £300 for educational projects for LEEDO and the street-connected children in Dhaka. The session took place online on Saturday 28th November and involved drawing a two-point perspective of a memorable street, with participants sharing childhood memories from 1979 Leeds, Dhaka, a London street market, Frankfurt and…

“Memories of a street”: Art Workshop with street-connected children

Workshop theme: “memories of a street” Held on: 28th November at 10am This is a participative online workshop with some of the children at LEEDO Peace Home in Dhaka, Bangladesh who are passionate about art. The children will create a painting based on memories of streets and all participants will be invited to create a…