£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…

Fundraising quiz and signed cricket bat raises £386

On Sunday 27th September at 2.30pm we organised an on-line quiz using zoom. There were quiz rounds on food, pop culture, Bangladesh and street connected children, with a fun prize for each round and a voucher for the overall winner. This was a fun event and included an online meet up with some of the…

Online meeting with the street children raises £670

9th May: 16 people held an online reunion with the street children who gave accounts of the difficult situation they face during the lock down on the streets of Dhaka. The children sang and danced for the online visitors and gave updates about their new transitional shelter that now has bunk beds thanks to generous…

Meet the street children at our online meet up on 9th May

One year from Street Child Cricket World Cup to Corona Virus on the streets of Dhaka Join us at an online Zoom meeting We are inviting you to a reunion meet up with the children from the Bangladesh team who are now delivering emergency help on the streets of Dhaka in response to the Corona…

£500 raised for street children’s education project

This week Friends of Street Children Bangladesh raised an additional £500 to go towards street based education projects at LEEDO, the street children charity based in Dhaka. This brings the total amount donated by The Mogul restaurant to £2,468 which is a huge step forward for the education project. The fundraiser was held at The…